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repress
used in The House of the Seven Gables

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Definition
to hold something back

or:

to subjugate (oppress or hold others down)
  • "He is in no danger of death," said Hepzibah,—and added, with bitterness that she could repress no longer, "none; unless he shall be persecuted to death, now, by the same man who long ago attempted it!"
    Chapter 15 — The Scowl and Smile (24% in)

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