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The restraint or repression of an idea, activity, or reaction by something more powerful
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“Repression or suppression of intense feelings beneath a calm exterior is also associated with elevated blood pressure.”
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The action of suppressing something such as an activity or publication
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“They were imprisoned after the suppression of pro-democracy protests.”
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The action of suppressing something such as an activity or publication
Suppression of official documents.”
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Prolonged cruel or unjust treatment, especially through the exercise of authority
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The exercise of power or influence over someone or something, or the state of being so controlled
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An official or legal prohibition
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The act of enslaving or the state of being a slave
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The act of regimenting
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The practice or policy of censoring films, letters, or publications
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A suppression of information, especially one imposed on the media by government
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The trait of being taciturn
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The state or characteristic of being secretive
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An abrupt or violent removal of a group of people
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A stoppage or sudden cessation of motion
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Great embarrassment and shame
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A removal from power
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A deliberate attempt to conceal unpleasant or incriminating facts about a person or organization in order to protect their reputation
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Protective activity
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The act or instance of defeating
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The act of concealing the truth or one's true nature
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A remark intended to humiliate or criticize someone
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An unjust or unfair act
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