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    suppress - Dictionary definition and meaning for word suppress

    (verb) to put down by force or authority
    Synonyms : conquer , curb , inhibit , stamp down , subdue
    Example Sentence
    • suppress a nascent uprising
    • stamp down on littering
    • conquer one's desires
    (verb) come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority
    Synonyms : crush , oppress
    Example Sentence
    • The government oppresses political activists
    (verb) control and refrain from showing; of emotions, desires, impulses, or behavior
    Synonyms : bottle up , inhibit
    (verb) put out of one's consciousness
    Synonyms : repress
    (verb) reduce the incidence or severity of or stop
    Example Sentence
    • suppress a yawn
    • this drug can suppress the hemorrhage
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The celebrity said "sup press" when the press came and ruined his activity.

to reduce by PRESSing down...

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