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repress

verb

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1 to put a stop to (something) by the use of force
  • quickly repressed the rebellion in the provincial city and restored order

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2 to refrain from openly showing or uttering
  • you can't repress your feelings forever, so tell her how you feel about her

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The first known use of repress was in the 14th century

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“Repress.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/repress. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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