Thesaurus > Related Words: repress

  Words related to repress

Related / Similar Words: suppress, smother, stifle, strangle, muffle, quash, keep down, subdue, subjugate, reduce

 

Definition:
  • put out of one''s consciousness;
  • conceal or hide; "smother a yawn"; "muffle one''s anger"; "strangle a yawn";
  • 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";

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    Hyponyms: swallow

     

    Derivational Morphology: inhibition, suppression, stifler, smotherer, crushing, quelling, stifling, subduer, surmounter, overcomer, repression

     

    Anagrams: peeress

     

     
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