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suppress
used in No Easy Day

9 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)
  • We were less than five steps from getting to the top when I heard suppressed shots.
    p. 235.4
  • My primary weapon that I used daily was a suppressed Heckler & Koch (H&K) 416 with the ten-inch barrel and an EOTech optical red dot sight with a 3X magnifier.
    p. 44.9
  • It was also suppressed, and on top I mounted a 2.
    p. 45.0
  • I ran with a suppressed MP7 submachine gun on a few missions, but it lacked the knockdown power of my H&K 416.
    p. 45.3
  • Several times we shot fighters in one room with a suppressed MP7 and their comrades next door didn't wake up.
    p. 45.5
  • The grenade suppressed the fire immediately, giving Steve and his team vital seconds to close on the house without taking any casualties.
    p. 110.4
  • Just as we reached the door to our building, I could make out the faint sound of a second sniper's suppressed rifle opening fire.
    p. 132.9
  • "That is not a suppressed weapon," I thought.
    p. 220.9
  • Unsuppressed rounds meant enemy fire.
    p. 221.0

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