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suppress
used in The House of Hades

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)
  • Annabeth suppressed a smile.
    p. 172.6
  • Annabeth was so horrified, so outraged by the unfairness of it all, she had to suppress the urge to throw up.
    p. 42.9
  • Hazel suppressed a smile.
    p. 222.5
  • No. He suppressed a surge of panic.
    p. 233.6
  • Jason suppressed a sigh.
    p. 432.8

There are no more uses of "suppress" in The House of Hades.

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