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suppress
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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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  • ’He’s got so many little friends, he’s so popular Harry suppressed a snort with difficulty.
  • He took two deep breaths and said, in a voice distorted by suppressed rage, ’Very well, very well… cleared of all charges.’
  • Ginny suppressed a giggle.
  • Just like Hermione, Pansy had tears in her eyes, but these were tears of laughter; indeed, her answer was almost incoherent because she was trying to suppress her giggles.
  • Draco Malfoy looked as though Christmas had come a month early; Hermione, on the other hand, had turned scarlet with suppressed rage.
  • Harry could not suppress a grin; Professor Tofty smiled back at him encouragingly.
  • Harry had seen enough; laughing, he ducked down low, ran to a door he knew was concealed behind a tapestry a little way along the corridor and slipped through it to find Fred and George hiding just behind it, listening to Umbridge and Filch’s yells and quaking with suppressed mirth.

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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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