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  • Wynand’s eyes rested on Toohey expectantly, a heavy glance of suppressed anger.
  • He saw Roark’s smile, suppressed before it appeared fully.
  • Keating allowed himself his first opinion: he thought it was strange to see suppressed excitement in Roark.
  • The smile would have said that this sudden insult was a declaration of surrender, more eloquent than the speeches of confidence; the suppression said that Roark would not help him over this particular moment.
  • On an afternoon of November, returning to his office after a visit to the site of a house under construction on Long Island, Roark entered the reception room, shaking his drenched raincoat, and saw a look of suppressed excitement on the face of his secretary; she had been waiting impatiently for his return.
  • " That came out involuntarily, with too sharp a sound of long-suppressed anger, and he corrected it hastily, smiling: "Well, don’t you think you owed me a chance to thank you?"

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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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