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repress
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
to hold something back

or:

to subjugate (oppress or hold others down)
  • Though by the repeated bloody chastisements they have received at the hands of European cruisers, the audacity of these corsairs has of late been somewhat repressed; yet, even at the present day, we occasionally hear of English and American vessels, which, in those waters, have been remorselessly boarded and pillaged.
    Chapters 85-87 -- The Fountain; The Tail; The Grand Armada (49% in)

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