Repress and Squash

Repress

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Repress verb – To put a stop to (something) by the use of force.
Usage example: quickly repressed the rebellion in the provincial city and restored order

Squash is a synonym for repress in suppress topic. In some cases you can use "Squash" instead a verb "Repress".
Nearby Words: repression, repressive, repressing
Synonyms for Repress

Squash

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Squash verb – To put a stop to (something) by the use of force.
Usage example: squashed any effort to reform the country's power structure

Repress is a synonym for squash. You can use "Repress" instead a verb "Squash".
Nearby Words: squashed, squashy, squashing
Synonyms for Squash

Common collocations

people repress people squash people
idea repress idea squash idea
way repress way squash way
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Squash and Repress. (2016). Retrieved 2022, May 28, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/repress/squash
Repress & Squash. N.p., 2016. Web. 28 May. 2022. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/repress/squash>.
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