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Overview of verb repress

The verb repress has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) repress, quash, keep down, subdue, subjugate, reduce

(put down by force or intimidation; "The government quashes any attempt of an uprising"; "China keeps down her dissidents very efficiently"; "The rich landowners subjugated the peasants working the land")

2. smother, stifle, strangle, muffle, repress

(conceal or hide; "smother a yawn"; "muffle one's anger"; "strangle a yawn")

3. suppress, repress

(put out of one's consciousness)

4. repress

(block the action of)


Overview of adj repressing

The adj repressing has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. inhibitory, repressive, repressing

(restrictive of action; "a repressive regime"; "an overly strict and inhibiting discipline")

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