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suppress
used in Gone with the Wind

7 uses
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Definition
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)
  • Moreover, Scarlett and her father were bound together by a mutual suppression agreement.
    1.2 (52% in)
  • "You old buffalo!" she thought, her face crimson with suppressed fury.
    2.12 (88% in)
  • Rhett asked, and his lips twitched with suppressed laughter.
    3.17 (27% in)
  • He turned back to the girls, who were trying to suppress their smiles.
    3.30 (25% in)
  • There was barely suppressed savagery in his voice.
    4.36 (70% in)
  • She was driven by a conscience which, though long suppressed, could still rise up, an active Catholic conscience.
    5.55 (8% in)
  • Scarlett chattered on cheerfully but there were many things about the County which she suppressed, things that hurt to think about.
    5.57 (48% in)

There are no more uses of "suppress" in Gone with the Wind.

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