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repress
used in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Pope)

6 uses
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Definition
to hold something back

or:

to subjugate (oppress or hold others down)
  • The first fat offering to the immortals due, Amidst the greedy flames Patroclus threw; Then each, indulging in the social feast, His thirst and hunger soberly repress'd.
    Book 9 (36% in)
  • He sees, and sudden to the goddess cries, Known by the flames that sparkle from her eyes: [Illustration: MINERVA REPRESSING THE FURY OF ACHILLES.
    Book 1 (37% in)
  • ] MINERVA REPRESSING THE FURY OF ACHILLES.
    Book 1 (37% in)
  • When now the rage of hunger was repress'd, With pure libations they conclude the feast; The youths with wine the copious goblets crown'd, And, pleased, dispense the flowing bowls around;(69) With hymns divine the joyous banquet ends, The paeans lengthen'd till the sun descends: The Greeks, restored, the grateful notes prolong; Apollo listens, and approves the song.
    Book 1 (79% in)
  • Though secret anger swell'd Minerva's breast, The prudent goddess yet her wrath repress'd; But Juno, impotent of rage, replies: "What hast thou said, O tyrant of the skies!
    Book 8 (82% in)
  • When now the rage of hunger was repress'd, The wondering hero eyes his royal guest: No less the royal guest the hero eyes, His godlike aspect and majestic size; Here, youthful grace and noble fire engage; And there, the mild benevolence of age.
    Book 24 (79% in)

There are no more uses of "repress" in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Pope).

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