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Present participle for forcibly put an end to
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“It seemed that everyone had either fled or already hurried down to the lower levels to suppress the uprising.”
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Present participle for to restrain or repress, such as laughter or an expression
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“Nicholas smiled and tried to suppress his feeling of joy.”
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Present participle for to hide or conceal something (literally or figuratively)
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“You've ceased to try to deal with the issues, and moved into attempts to suppress information to prevent others from even being exposed to the issues.”
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Present participle for to stunt or suppress the normal growth of
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Present participle for to defeat, subdue or overcome with superior strength
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Present participle for to make less strong or intense
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Present participle for to put an end to, especially formally
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Present participle for to weaken someone's morale over a long period
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Present participle for to postpone from being dealt with
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Present participle for to conceal or disguise (one's thoughts, feelings, or character)
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Present participle for support
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Present participle for to persuade (an unwilling person) to do something by using force or threats
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Present participle for to remove or alter parts considered offensive or unseemly
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Present participle for to punish or reprimand (someone) for a fault or crime
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Present participle for omit
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(in psychoanalytic theory) Present participle for to divert or modify (an instinctual impulse) into a culturally higher or socially more acceptable activity
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Maintaining
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Concealing
Noun
The action of suppressing something such as an activity or publication
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“Since officials began aggressively suppressing wildfire, many of Florida's forests have been taken over by slash and loblolly pine.”
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