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Word: suppress

Definition: 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


Sentences Containing 'suppress'

"All powerful though he was," one writer said, "the king had no right to suppress the news of the marvels of God."
A very ridiculous thing it is, that any man should dispense with vice and wickedness in himself, which is in his power to restrain; and should go about to suppress it in others, which is altogether impossible.
Also if planning to store dunder before use it is advised to refrigerate the dunder to suppress cell division as to prevent mutations.
Although a notch filter to suppress the intermodulation products is used at the output of the intercarrier transmitter, the cost of the notch filter is not comparable to the cost of extra amplifiers and the output combiner.
As early as 1525 the Scottish Parliament thought it necessary to forbid the importation of Lutheran books, and to suppress 'his heresies or opinions' throughout the realm.
At first, the priests tried to suppress rebellion, even calling upon the Pharisees for help.
But after embattling his facts, an advocate who should wholly suppress a not unreasonable surmise, which might tell eloquently upon his cause--such an advocate, would he not be blameworthy?
By 1633, Cotton's inclination toward Puritan practices had attracted the attention of Archbishop William Laud who was on a mission to suppress any preaching and practices that did not conform to the tenets of the established Anglican Church.
During the 19th century the Royal Navy enforced a ban on the slave trade, acted to suppress piracy, and continued to map the world.
For allergic rhinitis, intranasal corticosteriods and antihistamines can be used to suppress inflammation and control symptoms.
Germanus, the fighting bishop who is supposed to have landed in the neighbourhood when he came to Britain to suppress the Pelagian heresy in 400.
Glucocorticoids also suppress the humoral immunity, causing B cells to express smaller amounts of IL-2 and IL-2 receptors.
Glucocorticoids suppress the cell-mediated immunity.
He ordered the army to suppress the coup attempt of Zia's associates led by Major General Abul Manzoor.
He then returned to Khartoum, and went again into Darfur to suppress the slave traders.
He was killed in action while attempting to suppress a rebellion of Aliab Dinka.
Henry VIII., accordingly, though he did not embrace himself the greater part of the doctrines of the reformation, was yet enabled, by their general prevalence, to suppress all the monasteries, and to abolish the authority of the church of Rome in his dominions.
His work at defending Carthage cost the Romans a difficult campaign to suppress the defenders.
I was smoking, and trying to suppress a rising tendency to shudder.
Im was sent to keep an eye on this general and suppress him if needed.
In 1829, slavery was officially outlawed in Mexico. Austin feared that the edict would cause widespread discontent and tried to suppress publication of it.
In 2006, Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad launched a plan to suppress what he called "indecent religious associations that work under the cover of spirituality and Sufism."
In Caracas, the coup led to a popular pro-Chávez uprising that the Metropolitan Police unsuccessfully tried to suppress.
In Episode 3 Henry is determined to stop at nothing to suppress the revolt, his fears stirred by remembrances of the Cornish uprising during his father's reign.
In May 1989, the 26th Army’s 138th Infantry Division was airlifted to Beijing to enforce martial law and suppress the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989.
In pharmacologic (supraphysiologic) doses, glucocorticoids are used to suppress various allergic, inflammatory, and autoimmune disorders.
In some parts of the Caucasus, the anti-religious campaign and attacks against Islam provoked guerrilla warfare that Soviet troops were brought in to suppress.
In that year, they moved to Palestine to suppress the Arab revolt. They returned to England in the following year, and were based at Catterick Garrison when the Second World War broke out.
Its functions are to insulate, suppress corona and arcing, and to serve as a coolant.
Later this network would be used to keep Zia-ul-Haq in power and suppress Democracy.
Loss of normal adult descending pyramidal control of the reflex arc to suppress extensor withdrawal results in the upgoing toes in the plantar reflex known as Babinski's sign.
On 11 April 1574, Kokshaysk was founded as a fortress on the lands of the Mari people, to suppress them in the course of the Cheremis Wars.
Radcliff reveals to him the existence of a device which can suppress the Screamies over a small area, by blocking the effects of an unknown form of radiation.
Russia also undertook action to suppress Georgian artillery fire.
Sexual preference creates a tendency towards assortative mating or homogamy, providing a system by which a group otherwise invaded by diverse genes is able to suppress their effects and diverge genetically.
The "Catholic Encyclopædia" is definite in its rejection of this argument: "The feast was certainly not introduced by Pope Gelasius to suppress the excesses of the Lupercalia," (referencing J.P. Migne, "Missale Gothicum", 691).
The anxiety I underwent, in the interval which necessarily elapsed before a reply could be received to her letter to Mr. Murdstone, was extreme; but I made an endeavour to suppress it, and to be as agreeable as I could in a quiet way, both to my aunt and Mr. Dick.
The Gakkai and Kōmeitō attempted to use their political power suppress its publication.
The government of Fribourg were not kindly disposed toward the monastery, but their efforts to suppress it and absorb its revenues were for many years opposed by the French, who supported it.
The Marine Guard remained loyal, which enabled Pellew to suppress the mutiny.
The same year Im returned to his position, the Manchus entered Joseon Korea after constant political pressures failed to suppress the nation.
The Tigers had their operational certification in Afghanistan in early August 2009; one French officer described the Tiger's role in the theatre as "find, attack, suppress, seize, raid, and support".
They suppress their laughter until the end of class.
This was a stroke of civility for which she was quite unprepared; and she could hardly suppress a smile at his being now seeking the acquaintance of some of those very people against whom his pride had revolted in his offer to herself.
Throughout his life, Fellows suffered from a stutter, which he was able to suppress while acting.
Unfortunately, the fear of being trapped in the web of love again makes them determined to suppress their love for each other.
When Lincoln called for troops to suppress the rebellion, four more states decided to secede and join the Confederacy (which then moved its capital to Richmond, Virginia).
When the revolutionary insurrections of 1848 broke out in Italy, Haynau was selected to command troops to suppress them.
With Bishop Karl as his captive, he was able to suppress the unrest. Toten was a part of Akershus county until 1756, when it was reassigned to Oppland county.
With their assistance, it was enabled, though not without great difficulty, and much bloodshed, either to suppress altogether, or to obstruct very much, the progress of the reformation in their dominions.

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