Synonyms & Antonyms : Suppress





Suppress



( Verb )


This News Paper has
suppressed the truth about the crime.

Synonyms:

Subdue

Overpower

Bridle

Quash

Restrain

Quell

Check

Moderate

Repress

Impede

Contextual Examples:

If the weaker sections are not brought up in society with grace, they would
overpower the privileged classes in due time.

The horseman
bridled his horse to give a pick up to his speed in the race.

The understanding reached between the management and the workers has
quashed on the issues of bonus.

The workers are being
restrained from going on a total strike with the help of the labor commissioner.

The Prime Minister appointed extra military force to
quell the agitations.



Antonyms:

Inflame

Encourage

Incite

Promote

Stimulate

Spread

Gee up

Excite

Provoke

Agitate

Kindle

Contextual Examples:

The feelings of the laborers were
inflamed by the union leaders.

The teachers
roused among the student’s enthusiasm for keen interest in studies and sports.

Modern so – called blue films
excite the young viewers to sex and violence.

The pornographic films
provoke the students to take to undesirable drugs.

The labor union has decided to
agitate for higher wages.




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