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How to sign: to put down by force or authority
"suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one's desires";

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Similiar / Same: suppress, stamp down, inhibit, subdue, curb

Categories: control, hold in, hold, contain, check, curb, moderate

Within this category: wink, stifle, choke off, hush, burke, silence, squelch, smother

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