One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘both men were chastened by the bitter lessons of life’
subdue, humble, cow, squash, deflate, flatten, bring down, bring low, take down a peg or two, humiliate, mortify
restrain, tame, curb, check
informal cut down to size, put down, put someone in their place, settle someone's hash
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