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::: suppress - put an end to forcibly; subdue; stifle; overwhelm; inhibit the expression of; check; prevent from being published or made public; Ex. suppress a smile; Ex. suppress the magazine/truth
::: nurture - nourish; feed; educate; rear; care for while it is growing or developing; foster; cultivate; N: something that nourishes; rearing
::: animated - lively; spirited
::: lagoon - shallow body of water or lake near a sea; lake separated from a sea by sandbars or coral reefs
::: caption - title; chapter heading; text under illustration
::: boisterous - violent; rough; noisy
::: lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
::: hysteria - excessive or uncontrollable excitement; N. hysteric: person suffering from hysteria; CF. hysterics: attack of hysteria
::: malingerer - one who feigns illness to escape duty; V. malinger: feign illness to avoid work
::: elated - filled with excited joy and pride; overjoyed; in high spirits; joyful and proud; Ex. elated crowd; V. elate; N. elation