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suppress
used in The Killer Angels

5 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)
  • Chamberlain suppressed a smile.
    1.2 — Day 1 Chapter 2 (25% in)
suppressed = stopped (controlled)
  • He felt the beginning of an awful anger, an unbearable sadness, suppressed it.
    1.4 — Day 1 Chapter 4 (53% in)
  • He had the look of a man suppressing his thoughts.
    1.4 — Day 1 Chapter 4 (83% in)
  • Fremantle could not suppress a yawn, smothered it politely with his hand.
    2.1 — Day 2 Chapter 1 (4% in)
  • The men tend to suppress the truth.
    2.5 — Day 2 Chapter 5 (20% in)

There are no more uses of "suppress" in The Killer Angels.

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