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suppress
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • "Well, if Truth were to prevail, you know, you’d be the first to be robbed and suppressed."
  • I’d take all that mystic stuff and suppress it, once for all, all over Russia, so as to bring all the fools to reason.
  • "But why suppress it?" asked Ivan.
  • But he was quickly and resolutely suppressed.
  • She stopped speaking, as though suppressing something.
  • The suppression of such an enthusiasm would be the suppression of something sacred, as the ladies cried afterwards.
  • The suppression of such an enthusiasm would be the suppression of something sacred, as the ladies cried afterwards.
  • And so, solely from a sense of duty and my social position, I was forced to suppress the good moment and to stick to my nasty task.
  • (N.B. At these words there were two or three laughs in the audience, quickly suppressed, but noticed by all.

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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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