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suh pres

  • v  to put down by force or authority
    suppress a nascent uprising
  • v  come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority
  • v  control and refrain from showing; of emotions, desires, impulses, or behavior
  • v  put out of one's consciousness
  • v  reduce the incidence or severity of or stop
    suppress a yawn
    this drug can suppress the hemorrhage

  • Even when it has managed to suppress the current upsurge in anti-immigrant violence, the government faces a monumental challenge in transforming the poverty and despair that has .
  • Cullen believes that a drug could be developed to block the microRNA that suppress HSV-1 into latency; once it's active, acyclovir can be used to destroy the virus permanently.
  • Somehow, though, Jackie had the strength to suppress his instincts, to sacrifice his pride for his people's.
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  • 50 Years Later, Medgar Evers' Widow Relives The Pain
    You work through them. You suppress them,Myrlie Evers-Williams says of the emotions related to the murder of her husband. But Wednesday, 50 years to the day after the civil rights icon's death, she feels the emotions again.
    June 12, 2013 - NPR
  • Man jailed in China for making rubber alien
    How Mr. Li presented his frozen find to the Shangdong Evening News. (Credit: Screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET) The world tends not to reward initiative as often as it should. Somehow, creating something new or presenting something different rouses many into fear mode, causing them to suppress with jerking knees. This phenomenon might well have befallen a Chinese man called Mr. Li, who has ...
    June 12, 2013 - CNET
  • Rocky Mountain NP will fight fire due to resources
    Firefighters plan to suppress a small wildfire burning in Rocky Mountain National Park.
    June 11, 2013 - KGWN-TV Cheyenne

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