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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";
Similiar / Same: suppress, stamp down, inhibit, subdue, curb
Categories: check, contain, control, curb, hold, hold in, moderate
Within this category: burke, choke off, hush, silence, smother, squelch, stifle, wink