CET6 TEM4 IELTS 考 研 TOEFL
- suppress: see press
- suppress (v.)
- late 14c. (implied in suppressing) "be burdensome;" 1520s as "put down by force or authority," from Latin suppressus, past participle of supprimere "press down, stop, hold back, check, stifle," from sub "down, under" (see sub-) + premere "push against" (see press (v.1)). Sense of "prevent or prohibit the circulation of" is from 1550s of publications; medical use from 1620s. Related: Suppressed; suppressing.
- 1. Patsy had to clench her jaw to suppress her anger.
- 2. He was prepared to suppress rebellion by shooting down protesters.
- 3. He continued to suppress the people and serve the imperialists.
- 4. Even the grave young woman could not suppress a smile.
- 5. She was struggling to suppress her sobs.
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