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suppress
used in The Bourne Supremacy

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)
  • 5 Swallowing, suppressing his fury despite the sickening fear, Bourne spoke icily.
    Chapter 11 (41% in)
  • The People's Republic marches in to contain the chaos, suppress the agitators, and suddenly there's nothing left but an awkward giant fumbling with the entire colony as well as the New Territories.
    Chapter 3 (57% in)
  • A suppressed, guttural shriek was followed by the loud crash of the door.
    Chapter 8 (77% in)
  • 'Unless Sheng's own position is now strong enough to suppress them.
    Chapter 20 (28% in)
  • The political leaders, the warlords, the landlords, the immensely rich — they were a privileged society that gorged themselves on the sweat and suppression of millions.
    Chapter 20 (41% in)
  • Suppressing his panic, Mo slowed his pace but kept walking, looking around, scanning the crowds as well as those riding up on the escalator.
    Chapter 25 (31% in)
  • Jason held his breath, suppressing the cry in his throat.
    Chapter 26 (75% in)

There are no more uses of "suppress" in The Bourne Supremacy.

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