used in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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trying to keep under control
The exact meaning of suppress
can depend upon its context. For example:
- "suppressed the revolution" — to stop others from doing something by force
- "suppressed a smile" — kept something from happening
- "suppressed the story" — kept news from spreading
- "suppressed her fear" — controlled an emotion
- "suppressed the memory" — avoided thinking about (perhaps even removed from conscious memory)
- By this time the whole church was red-faced and suffocating with suppressed laughter, and the sermon had come to a dead standstill.
Chapter 5 (92% in)
There are no more uses of "suppress" in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.