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Harry Potter (#4) and the Goblet of Fire
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repress
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Harry Potter (#4) and the Goblet of Fire
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  • He repressed a shudder at the thought of what might come spilling out of his mouth if Snape did it… quite apart from landing a whole lot of people in trouble — Hermione and Dobby for a start — there were all the other things he was concealing …. like the fact that he was in contact with Sirius …. and — his insides squirmed at the thought — how he felt about Cho.
  • Oh no, really?" said Hermione, shooting a repressive look at Ron, who, staring at Hagrid’s odd hairstyle, had just opened his mouth to say something about it.

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  • She could barely repress a smile as she scolded her son for fidgeting.
  • Once a government is committed to the principle of silencing the voice of opposition, it has only one way to go, and that is down the path of increasingly repressive measures, until it becomes a source of terror to all its citizens and creates a country where everyone lives in fear.
    Harry S Truman

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