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  Definition of repress
  1. put out of one''s consciousness
  2. conceal or hide; "smother a yawn"; "muffle one''s anger"; "strangle a yawn"
  3. put down by force or intimidation; "The government quashes any attempt of an uprising"; "China keeps down her dissidents very efficiently"; "The rich landowners subjugated the peasants working the land"
Similar Words: suppress, smother, stifle, strangle, muffle, quash, keep down, subdue, subjugate, reduce

 

Hyponyms: swallow

 

Derivational Morphology: inhibition, suppression, stifler, smotherer, crushing, quelling, stifling, subduer, surmounter, overcomer, repression

 

Anagrams: peeress

 

 
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