SUPPRESS's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of suppress
Definition:
v. put down by force or authority; overwhelm; keep from being revealed
Example:
What they suppress is far more important than what they report.
Sentence in Classic:
Conscious of it, and conscious that any expression of his feelings at that minute would be out of keeping with the position, he tried to suppress every manifestation of life in himself, and so neither stirred nor looked at her.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
On the face of the wag Zherkov there suddenly appeared a stupid smile of glee which he seemed unable to suppress.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
With reference to army discipline, orders were continually being issued to inflict severe punishment for the nonperformance of military duties and to suppress robbery.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
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.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
And the prince who would suppress such disorders or oppose himself to their force and onset, must always be on his guard, lest he help where he would hinder, retard when he would advance, and drown the plant he thinks to water.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
At first I perceived that he tried to suppress his emotion; he placed his hands before his eyes, and my voice quivered and failed me as I beheld tears trickle fast from between his fingers; a groan burst from his heaving breast.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
But here he was interrupted by his fair physician, a smile which she could scarce suppress dimpling for an instant a face, whose general expression was that of contemplative melancholy.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
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.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
The anger which fired the eyes of the Musketeer, in spite of his efforts to suppress it, terrified his sensitive inamorata.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context
Major Heyward was mistaken only in suffering his youthful and generous pride to suppress his active watchfulness.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
They suppress the truth rather than take the consequences of telling it, and in so doing prove themselves a part of the human family.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass Context