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Far from the Madding Crowd
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repress
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • Instead of being a man trained to repression he was—what she had seen him.
  • He repressed the instinct, and his form drooped as with pain.
  • But she determined to repress all evidences 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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