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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • "Yes," said the girl, with a half-suppressed gasp of emotion.
  • "Well?" he said, in a suppressed passion, fixedly looking at her.
  • The men looked grave, as if they suppressed opinion.
  • The tones were natural and not at all suppressed.
  • Boldwood always carried with him a social atmosphere of his own, which everybody felt who came near him; and the talk, which Bathsheba’s presence had somewhat suppressed, was now totally suspended.
  • Thereupon a strange fire lighted up Boldwood’s eye, and his face flushed with the suppressed excitement of an unutterable thought.

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  • The dictator suppressed criticism in the press.
  • She struggled to suppress a smile as the little boy told of his fear of a monster under the bed.

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