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repress
used in Gone with the Wind

4 uses
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Definition to hold something back

or:

to subjugate (oppress or hold others down)
  • Now, her emotions were sharpened by her long dreams of him, heightened by the repression she had been forced to put on her tongue.
    2.15 (2% in)
  • Scarlett had a sudden treacherous desire to cry out, "But you've been happy, and you and Mother aren't alike," but she repressed it, fearing that he would box her ears for her impertinence.
    1.2 (73% in)
  • She had a cloud of curly dark hair which was so sternly repressed beneath its net that no vagrant tendrils escaped, and this dark mass, with its long widow's peak, accentuated the heart shape of her face.
    1.6 (25% in)
  • There was a severely repressed uneasiness about Melanie and India that made them raise their heads from their sewing at each sound of hooves in the road, at each groan of bare branches under the wailing wind, at each scuffing sound of dry leaves tumbling across the lawn.
    4.45 (18% in)

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