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used in Wuthering Heights

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Definition to hold something back


to subjugate (oppress or hold others down)
  • 'I know you didn't like him,' she answered, repressing a little the intensity of her delight.
    Chapter 10 (26% in)
  • He retained a great deal of the reserve for which his boyhood was remarkable; and that served to repress all startling demonstrations of feeling.
    Chapter 10 (58% in)

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