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suppress
used in She Said Yes

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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)
  • Wasn't it for you, I wanted to ask her, while suppressing the urge to grab her by the shoulders and tell her it was all her fault, that we moved out of the old house in the first place?
    p. 123.9

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