just below the level of awareness
Many analysts believe they are rooted in underlying, even
subconscious, resentments that are prone to flare up and with deadly consequences.
make subservient; force to submit or subdue
And we have not even considered the more popular Terminator scenarios in which robots—through super artificial intelligence—
humanity.Slate (Feb 16, 2012)
below the threshold of conscious perception
Subliminal visual cues and connection are therefore key – through social media, in-game placement, brand extensions such as characters and games, and, most overtly, packaging design.
a submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes
Collisions between Navy
submarines and surface warships are rare.
fill or cover completely, usually with water
Though Sandy has yet to make landfall, her wrath has already
submerged low-lying parts of New York and New Jersey.
inclined or willing to give in to orders or wishes of others
an assistant subject to the authority or control of another
Relationships between supervisors and
subordinates create even more potential problems.
compliant and obedient to authority
From the end of World War II to 1989, Poland was politically
to the Soviet Union.Time (Apr 15, 2010)
a company that is completely controlled by another company
Under the reorganization, the team would become a wholly owned
of Manchester United Ltd., a newly formed holding company based in the Cayman Islands.Time (Jul 4, 2012)
being or operating under the surface of the earth
Then fountains and gardens ceased also, the towering masonry closed in, and we entered an almost
labyrinth which sun and air never reach.Wharton, Edith