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Definitionto 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)
There are no more uses of "repress" in Wuthering Heights.
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