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repress
used in BoneMan's Daughters

2 uses
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Definition
to hold something back

or:

to subjugate (oppress or hold others down)
  • You might even be emotionally repressed.
    Chapter 5 (51% in)
  • They faced each other in silence, Celine with drawn lips, Bethany trying to hold back a torrent of repressed feelings about what she summarily thought of as her abandonment.
    Chapter 2 (65% in)

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