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To excel or exceed in power; to cause to yield; to subdue.
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  1. To excel or exceed in power; to cause to yield; to subdue.
  2. To render imperceptible by means of greater strength, intensity etc.
  3. To supply with more power than is needed
To deal with successfully; prevail over; surmount:
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  1. To deal with successfully; prevail over; surmount:
  2. To get the better of in competition, struggle, etc.; conquer
  3. To overpower, as with emotion; affect deeply:
To press between two opposing forces so as to break or injure; put out of shape or condition by pressure; squeeze together; crumple
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  1. To press between two opposing forces so as to break or injure; put out of shape or condition by pressure; squeeze together; crumple
  2. To be or become crushed:
  3. To break, pound, or grind (stone or ore, for example) into small fragments or powder.
To halt the spread or development of; check:
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  1. To halt the spread or development of; check:
  2. To have in it; hold, enclose, or include
  3. To be capable of holding:
Simple past tense and past participle of cut off.
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  1. Simple past tense and past participle of cut off.
  2. To end abruptly.
  3. To stop providing funds to someone.
(Slang) to severely beat someone up
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  1. (Slang) to severely beat someone up
  2. (Of the sun or rain) to strike with great force.
  3. To haggle someone to sell at a lower price.
To browbeat or reprimand someone harshly, usually in front of other people.
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  1. To browbeat or reprimand someone harshly, usually in front of other people.
(Idiomatic) To continue, to hold and to manage well.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To continue, to hold and to manage well.
  2. (Idiomatic) To restrain; to check.
To get rid of quietly; evade or suppress, as a parliamentary bill, discussion, etc.
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  1. To get rid of quietly; evade or suppress, as a parliamentary bill, discussion, etc.
  2. To avoid; disregard:
  3. (Obs.) To murder by suffocating so as to leave the body unmarked and fit to be sold for dissection
To bring (a country) under control by force.
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  1. To bring (a country) under control by force.
  2. To bring under control by physical force, persuasion, or other means; overcome:
  3. To subjugate (a region or people, for example) by military force.
To annul or put an end to (a court order, indictment, or court proceedings).
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  1. To annul or put an end to (a court order, indictment, or court proceedings).
  2. To put down or suppress forcibly and completely:
  3. To suppress a legal document, particularly a subpoena, for reasons based on defect in manner of service or for other procedural or substantive reasons that invalidate the document; to void or terminate; to vacate a judicial decision.
To prevent (unconscious ideas, impulses, etc.) from reaching the level of consciousness
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  1. To prevent (unconscious ideas, impulses, etc.) from reaching the level of consciousness
  2. (Biology) To prevent (the transcription of a gene or the synthesis of a protein) by the combination of a protein with an operator gene.
  3. To control so strictly or severely as to prevent the natural development or expression of
To crush; subdue; put an end to
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  1. To crush; subdue; put an end to
  2. To put down forcibly; suppress:
  3. To pacify; quiet:
To suppress or repress; hold back; check, stop, inhibit, etc.
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  1. To suppress or repress; hold back; check, stop, inhibit, etc.
  2. To suffer from lack of fresh, cool air
  3. To interrupt or cut off (the voice, for example).
(Idiomatic) To block, suppress, restrain.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To block, suppress, restrain.
  2. (Idiomatic, informal) To restrain (a person).
(Idiomatic) To take measures to stop something; to put an end to.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To take measures to stop something; to put an end to.
To proceed or move by crowding or pressing:
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  1. To proceed or move by crowding or pressing:
  2. To put down with force; subdue:
  3. To be or become crushed:
To put in the shade; eclipse; obscure
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  1. To put in the shade; eclipse; obscure
  2. (Psychology) To bring about the extinction of (a conditioned response).
  3. To cause a fire or light to stop burning or shining; put out.
To suppress a legal document, particularly a subpoena, for reasons based on defect in manner of service or for other procedural or substantive reasons that invalidate the document; to void or terminate; to vacate a judicial decision.
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  1. To suppress a legal document, particularly a subpoena, for reasons based on defect in manner of service or for other procedural or substantive reasons that invalidate the document; to void or terminate; to vacate a judicial decision.
  2. To put down or suppress forcibly and completely:
  3. To quell or suppress (an uprising)
To crush; subdue; put an end to
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  1. To crush; subdue; put an end to
  2. To pacify; quiet:
  3. To put down forcibly; suppress:
To cool (hot steel, etc.) suddenly by plunging into water, oil, or the like
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  1. To cool (hot steel, etc.) suddenly by plunging into water, oil, or the like
  2. To put out (a fire, for example); extinguish.
  3. To overcome; subdue; suppress
To put down or suppress; quash:
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  1. To put down or suppress; quash:
  2. To silence or fluster, as with crushing words:
  3. So as to squash
To produce a splashing, squishing, or sucking sound, as when walking through ooze.
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  1. To produce a splashing, squishing, or sucking sound, as when walking through ooze.
  2. To suppress or silence completely and with a crushing effect
  3. (Archaic) To crush by trampling.
(South African) Under the former system of apartheid, to deprive (a person suspected of illegal activity) of the right of free movement and association with others.
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  1. (South African) Under the former system of apartheid, to deprive (a person suspected of illegal activity) of the right of free movement and association with others.
  2. To prohibit, as by official order, from doing, using, appearing, happening, etc.; forbid; censor
  3. To prohibit (an action) or forbid the use of (something), especially by official decree:
To examine and expurgate.
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  1. To examine and expurgate.
  2. To subject (a book, film, writer, etc.) to the close examination of a censor
To keep from public knowledge; suppress mention of. Often used with up :
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  1. To keep from public knowledge; suppress mention of. Often used with up :
  2. To be or become silent or still.
  3. To stop making noise; be or become quiet or silent
To kill by preventing respiration; smother or suffocate.
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  1. To kill by preventing respiration; smother or suffocate.
  2. To interrupt or cut off (the voice, for example).
  3. To suppress or repress; hold back; check, stop, inhibit, etc.
To avoid; disregard:
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  1. To avoid; disregard:
  2. To get rid of quietly; evade or suppress, as a parliamentary bill, discussion, etc.
  3. To execute (someone) by suffocation so as to leave the body intact and suitable for dissection.
(Intransitive) To be unable to breathe because of obstruction of the windpipe, for instance food or other objects that go down the wrong way.
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  1. (Intransitive) To be unable to breathe because of obstruction of the windpipe, for instance food or other objects that go down the wrong way.
  2. (Informal) To be unable to perform efficiently, as in a sporting event, because of tension, strong emotion, etc.
  3. To become strained with emotion
To put something over or into the mouth of, so as to keep from talking, crying out, etc.
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  1. To put something over or into the mouth of, so as to keep from talking, crying out, etc.
  2. To experience a regurgitative spasm in the throat, as from revulsion to a food or smell or in reflexive response to an introduced object.
  3. (Mech.) To choke or stop up (a valve, etc.)
(Idiomatic) to delay, especially in school
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  1. (Idiomatic) to delay, especially in school
  2. (Idiomatic) to contain; stop
(Idiomatic) To continue, to hold and to manage well.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To continue, to hold and to manage well.
  2. (Idiomatic) To restrain; to check.
To be or become silent or still.
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  1. To be or become silent or still.
  2. To stop making noise; be or become quiet or silent
  3. To keep from public knowledge; suppress mention of. Often used with up :
To deaden (a sound), as by wrapping
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  1. To deaden (a sound), as by wrapping
  2. To repress; stifle.
  3. To wrap or cover in order to deaden or prevent sound
To satisfy; slake
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  1. To satisfy; slake
  2. To cool (hot steel, etc.) suddenly by plunging into water, oil, or the like
  3. To put out (a fire, for example); extinguish.
To control so strictly or severely as to prevent the natural development or expression of
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  1. To control so strictly or severely as to prevent the natural development or expression of
  2. To put down or subdue by force:
  3. To hold back or prevent by an act of volition:
To deprive (a fire) of the oxygen necessary for combustion.
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  1. To deprive (a fire) of the oxygen necessary for combustion.
  2. To lavish a surfeit of a given emotion on (someone):
  3. To conceal, suppress, or hide:
To walk heavily, as through mud, making a sucking sound
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  1. To walk heavily, as through mud, making a sucking sound
  2. To suppress or silence completely and with a crushing effect
  3. To produce a splashing, squishing, or sucking sound, as when walking through ooze.
To kill by preventing respiration; smother or suffocate.
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  1. To kill by preventing respiration; smother or suffocate.
  2. To suppress or repress; hold back; check, stop, inhibit, etc.
  3. To interrupt or cut off (the voice, for example).
To kill by squeezing the throat as with the hands, a noose, etc., so as to shut off the breath; throttle; choke
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  1. To kill by squeezing the throat as with the hands, a noose, etc., so as to shut off the breath; throttle; choke
  2. To kill by squeezing the throat so as to choke or suffocate; throttle.
  3. To suppress, repress, or stifle:
To stop the utterance or action of; censor or suppress
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  1. To stop the utterance or action of; censor or suppress
  2. To lessen the speed of (an engine, vehicle, etc.) by this or similar means; slow (down)
  3. To suppress:
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