Recent Examples of suppressant from the Web
On the surface, the claims don’t seem outlandish: After all, turmeric has been used in India’s Ayurvedic medicine as an anti-inflammatory, cough suppressant and cure-all for thousands of years.
Users include party-goers, slimmers who take the drug as an appetite suppressant and others such as students and lorry and taxi drivers who want to stay awake for long periods.
But the company says the U.S. Forest Service is seeking to keep the plane grounded by offering a contract limiting firefighting aircraft to 5,000 gallons (18,900 liters) of fire suppressant and won’t say why.
The Australian, who became the first female winner of the Melbourne Cup in 2015, was found to have the appetite suppressant Phentermine in her system.
Sailors hit the flames with Halon, a fire suppressant, but the fire flashed back.
Or how its presence wracks you with guilt, which is a natural appetite suppressant.
So evolution put into place these very powerful tumor suppressant mechanisms—senescent cells—
The immune suppressant rapamycin makes mice live longer, yet shrivels their testicles.
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Definition of suppressant for English Language Learners
: a drug that prevents or controls something
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