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suppress
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Harry Potter (#6) and the Half-Blood Prince
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  • The Prime Minister gazed hopelessly at the pair of them for a moment, then the words he had fought to suppress all evening burst from him at last.
  • Harry could not suppress a suspicion that Dumbledore was rather enjoying himself.
  • He was waiting for a call from the President of a far distant country, and between wondering when the wretched man would telephone, and trying to suppress unpleasant memories of what had been a very long, tiring, and difficult week, there was not much space in his head for anything else.
  • He suddenly remembered Dumbledore’s idea of a few words: ’nitwit’, ’oddment’, ’blubber’ and ’tweak 1, and again, had to suppress a grin what was the matter with him?
  • He had been thwarted, both in his attempts to find out what Malfoy was doing, and in his efforts to start a conversation with Slughorn that might lead, somehow, to Slughorn hand-ing over the memory he had apparently suppressed for decades.
  • " There was a note of badly suppressed glee in Rons voice; Harry could tell he was nothing short of thrilled that McLaggen had messed up so badly.
  • Then, as though he could not suppress the question, as though it burst from him in spite of himself, he asked, "Was my father a wizard?

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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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