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Hysteria in women, another excuse to suppress their sexuality, became shell-shock for men.How colonialism and capitalism helped place a stigma on mental illness|Balaji Ravichandran|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
The goal of eliminating every smallpox case in the world, rather than just suppressing the virus, sounded implausibly lofty.Smallpox used to kill millions of people every year. Here’s how humans beat it.|Kelsey Piper|February 5, 2021|Vox
In December, The Post revealed a series of Huawei-linked surveillance products that were marketed as being able to suppress potential protests or predict individuals’ ethnicities.
Efficacy is a consideration for patients whose underlying cancer or treatment suppresses their immune systems.Are the coronavirus vaccines safe for someone with cancer, dementia or MS?|Judith Graham|January 31, 2021|Washington Post
In the movie, Wendy tells us the drug “suppressed my appetite and gave me all the chemical courage I thought I needed.”Wendy Williams seems like the perfect Lifetime movie subject. So why is it so unsettling to watch?|Bethonie Butler|January 31, 2021|Washington Post
Ironic, since it was originally meant to suppress sugar lust.One Cake to Rule Them All: How Stollen Stole Our Hearts|Molly Hannon|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But not even the threat of death can suppress the urge to live vicariously through Jack Dawson and James Bond.North Korea’s Secret Movie Bootleggers: How Western Films Make It Into the Hermit Kingdom|Lizzie Crocker|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And, according to some research, higher insulin levels have been shown to suppress fat metabolism by up to 22 percent.
The AG and his allies have claimed that voter ID laws suppress black votes.
In the 21st century, however, we suppress the magic of it and succumb to the fear of it.Twin Disasters Turn 2014 Into the Year of Flying Dangerously|Clive Irving|July 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I do not know how things are in America but in England there has been a ridiculous attempt to suppress Bolshevik propaganda.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
A cry I was quite unable to suppress escaped me, and the creature turned on the instant and stared at me with baleful eyes.Three More John Silence Stories|Algernon Blackwood
I cannot suppress the sharp reply that springs to my lips: "The low servant girl is as good as you."
I could die now, but they would suppress my explanation, and the People thus remain ignorant of my aim and purpose.
Suppress with a single blow all the poetry in verse, or else speak with esteem of those who possess the secrets.Charles Baudelaire, His Life|Thophile Gautier
British Dictionary definitions for suppress
- to reduce or eliminate (unwanted oscillations) in a circuit
- to eliminate (a particular frequency or group of frequencies) in a signal
- to resist consciously (an idea or a desire entering one's mind)
- to exercise self-control by preventing the expression of (certain desires)Compare repress (def. 3)