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suppress
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Oliver Twist
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  • Mr. Brownlow’s indignation was greatly roused; but reflecting perhaps, that he might only injure the boy by giving vent to it, he suppressed his feelings and submitted to be sworn at once.
  • She gave way to such great grief, that Oliver, suppressing his own emotion, ventured to remonstrate with her; and to beg, earnestly, that, for the sake of the dear young lady herself, she would be more calm.
  • ’Without saying more?’ cried Monks, in a voice which, from its very suppression, seemed only the more furious.
  • ’Come, sir,’ said Mr. Grimwig, tartly; ’suppress your feelings.’
  • ’You know, you she devil!’ returned the robber, suppressing his breath.
  • I say by me—I see that your cunning associate suppressed my name, although for ought he knew, it would be quite strange to your ears.
  • There existed proofs—proofs long suppressed—of his birth and parentage.
  • They halted with an exclamation of surprise, but suppressed it immediately; for a man in the garments of a countryman came close up—brushed against them, indeed—at that precise moment.

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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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