nujertaa

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nujertaa (transitive)

  1. to break (to cause a person or animal to lose his/her/its will, often obtained by means of torture)
    Amerikka on käyttänyt monia kidutuskeinoja nujertaakseen sotavankinsa.
    America has used many forms of torture to break their prisoners of war.
  2. to crush, subdue (to overcome completely)
  3. to discourage (to take away the courage of)
  4. to stymie, thwart, stump (to cause to fail or to leave hopelessly puzzled, confused, or stuck)

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