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suppress
used in Betrayed: A House of Night Novel

3 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)
  • You'll see I grinned, barely able to suppress my excitement.
    Chapter 20 (45% in)
suppress = keep under control
  • He was sitting so close to me that I could feel the heat from his body, which made me suppress a shiver from a sudden rush of forbidden desire.
    Chapter 3 (90% in)
  • "Ugh, take it away," I said, suppressing my gag reflex as I got a whiff of puke.
    Chapter 26 (1% in)

There are no more uses of "suppress" in Betrayed: A House of Night Novel.

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