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repress
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Wuthering Heights
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  • ’I know you didn’t like him,’ she answered, repressing a little the intensity of her delight.
  • He retained a great deal of the reserve for which his boyhood was remarkable; and that served to repress all startling demonstrations of feeling.

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  • She could barely repress a smile as she scolded her son for fidgeting.
  • Once a government is committed to the principle of silencing the voice of opposition, it has only one way to go, and that is down the path of increasingly repressive measures, until it becomes a source of terror to all its citizens and creates a country where everyone lives in fear.
    Harry S Truman

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