When I was in the army, one of the things I did was train groups of soldiers to use different means of suppressing demonstrations.
A secular police state well practiced in suppressing internal challenges.
And a crackdown on minor offenses would ease the work of police in suppressing major crime.
suppressing the truth will leave to deadly consequences for you and your family.
But the spirit of the First Amendment, which is that suppressing speech is bad, still applies.
He considered that in suppressing will and responsibility in all human things Dr. Socrates was doing him a personal injury.
Columbus, suppressing his just indignation, quietly submitted.
Ah, then they are to lend their aid in suppressing the flames?
"Yes," she said, suppressing her agitation with a powerful effort.
He blinked at the unaccustomed sunlight, suppressing a cough.
late 14c., "to put down by force or authority," from Latin suppressus, past participle of supprimere "press down, stop, 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. Related: Suppressed; suppressing.
suppress sup·press (sə-prěs')
v. sup·pressed, sup·press·ing, sup·press·es
To curtail or inhibit the activity of something, such as the immune system.
To deliberately exclude unacceptable desires or thoughts from the mind.
To reduce the incidence or severity of a condition or symptom, such as a hemorrhage.