As a verb represses
As a noun represser is
one who, or that which, represses.
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The act of repressing.
To press again.
To forcefully prevent an upheaval from developing further.
*to repress sedition or rebellion
*to repress the first risings of discontent.
Hence, to check; to keep back.
- to repress a vinyl record
- Desire of wine and all delicious drinks, / Thou couldst repress .
* (forcefully preventing an upheaval from developing) to crush out; to quell; to subdue; to suppress
* (to keep back) to restrain; to hold back