Suppress and Stifle

Suppress

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Suppress verb – To keep from being publicly known.
Usage example: the government tried to suppress the truth about that incident

Stifle is a synonym for suppress in restrain topic. In some cases you can use "Stifle" instead a verb "Suppress", when it comes to topics like subdue, show, restraint, inhibit. popular alternative
Nearby Words: suppression, suppressing, suppressor, suppressant
Synonyms for Suppress

Stifle

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Stifle verb – To refrain from openly showing or uttering.
Usage example: stifled a yawn

Suppress is a synonym for stifle in restrain topic. You can use "Suppress" instead a verb "Stifle", if it concerns topics such as subdue, show, restraint, inhibit. popular alternative
Nearby Words: stifled, stifling
Synonyms for Stifle

Common collocations

desire suppress desire stifle desire
attraction suppress attraction stifle attraction
urge suppress urge stifle urge
movement suppress movement stifle movement
Other nouns: personality, laughter, feelings, emotions, tendencies, talents, reactions.
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