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suppress
used in The 100

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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)
  • Bellamy barely suppressed a snort.
    p. 23.5
  • As Octavia's guard led her onto the ramp, Bellamy suppressed a smile.
    p. 25.3
  • Clarke suppressed a shudder.
    p. 52.5
  • Clarke couldn't suppress a smile as she watched Wells shift from side to side outside her front door.
    p. 99.4
  • Clarke suppressed the urge to ask him where he'd learned that, although she couldn't quite mask the surprise on her face.
    p. 133.1
  • She suppressed a shudder as her fingers brushed against Lilly's back.
    p. 189.2
  • Glass barely managed to suppress a shudder as she looked back at the second set of numbers.
    p. 311.7

There are no more uses of "suppress" in The 100.

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