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suppress
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Childhood's End
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  • With some difficulty, George suppressed a giggle.
  • Jean managed to suppress a nervous giggle.
  • There were no mysterious murders to baffle the police and to arouse in a million breasts the moral indignation that was often suppressed envy.
  • "And then, of course," she thought to herself, "he could go on to learn braille so he could use his fingers…… " The resulting mental picture was too comic to be comfortable, so she tried to suppress it by entering into the conversation.

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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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