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repressing

[ri ′pres·iŋ]
(biochemistry)
The termination of enzyme synthesis when the products of the reaction catalyzed by the enzyme reach a critical concentration.
(cell and molecular biology)
Inhibition of transcription or translation due to binding of a repressor to an operator on a deoxyribonucleic acid molecule or to a specific messenger ribonucleic acid site.
(metallurgy)
Applying pressure to a pressed and sintered compact to improve some physical property.
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She lost all concern for him in finding herself thus selected as the object of such idle and frivolous gallantry; and while she steadily repressed it, could not but feel the reproof contained in his believing, that however long, and for whatever cause, his attentions had been withdrawn, her vanity would be gratified, and her preference secured at any time by their renewal.
But he wished to repress outward signs, and only Dorothea could discern the changes in her husband's face before he observed with more of dignified bending and sing-song than usual--
Bududreen could scarce repress a smile--it was indeed too splendid to be true.
All people of broad, strong sense have an instinctive repugnance to the men of maxims; because such people early discern that the mysterious complexity of our life is not to be embraced by maxims, and that to lace ourselves up in formulas of that sort is to repress all the divine promptings and inspirations that spring from growing insight and sympathy.
It is not necessary to suppose, as Freud seems to do, that every unconscious wish was once conscious, and was then, in his terminology, "repressed" because we disapproved of it.
They suppose that when wishes are repressed they are repressed into the 'unconscious,' and that this mysterious censor stands at the trapdoor lying between the conscious and the unconscious.
WASHINGTON, Feb 15 (KUNA) -- The US designated five officials aligned with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro who continues to "repress democracy and democratic actors," the Treasury announced Friday.
(AP) April 2: Express report by Joseph Carey states that Pakistan's foreign office declared India used "pellet guns" and suspended internet services to "further repress" people in the region.
They can attempt to repress the messenger but it will never suppress the message,' Morales said.
In our culture, most children who learn about parental sexuality in their first few years manage to forget or repress this knowledge by school age.
We can repress feelings and see them erupt in sometimes catastrophic explosions; or, we can emote voluminously, expressing rage, driving away friends and relatives, and shutting ourselves out of professional advancement opportunities.