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suppress
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Franny and Zooey
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  • She cried without trying to suppress any of the noisier manifestations of grief and confusion,
  • She was wearing a sheared-raccoon coat, and Lane, walking toward her quickly but with a slow face, reasoned to himself, with suppressed excitement, that he was the only one on the platform who really knew Franny’s coat.
  • Mrs. Glass seemed on the point of being diverted by Zooey’s method of dealing with problems, but it was her day to suppress all forms of amusement.
  • From a habit of several years’ standing, she suppressed any small token of pleasure that might have slipped into her voice.

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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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