Today’s word of the day is ‘Suppress‘ Let us understand more about this word.
Suppress [ suh–pres ]
What is the etymology of the word?
The verb originates from late Middle English.
What is this word’s grammar?
The word is a verb, i.e., it demonstrates an action or an occurrence.
Does the word have a past tense? What is it?
Yes, the past form of the word is suppressed.
How is the word pronounced in popular languages?
1. Hindi – Dabaane
2. Spanish – Reprimir
3. French – Réprimer
4. Mandarin – Yāzhì
How to use this word in a sentence?
1. Angry as she was, she couldn’t suppress a smile.
2. He rubbed his arms, unable to completely suppress a shudder.
3. Hysteria in women, another excuse to suppress their sexuality, became shell-shock for men.
4. Now and then they glanced at one another, hardly able to suppress their laughter.
5. It has tried to rank sources by how trustworthy they are and suppress the reach of problematic content.
What are some synonyms of the word of the day?
Some synonyms of the word are:
abolish, censor, conceal, contain, crush, curb, cut off, muzzle, quash, quell, quench, repress, silence, stifle, subdue, withhold, annihilate, bottle, burke, check, clamp, conquer, extinguish, interrupt, muffle, overpower, shush, smother, spike, squash, stop, trample, etc.
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word are:
aid, allow, assist, compliment, encourage, help, let go, permit, praise, release, sanction, start, support, surrender, yield, light, open, etc
One of the main secrets to staying young is staying healthy. I’ve sometimes had to suppress a smile when some young lady, who has obviously not taken care of herself through diet or exercise, says admiringly, ‘Ooh, I hope I look as good as you do when I’m your age!’ Although it’s intended to be complimentary, it’s actually a back-hander.
Mazi Nnamdi Kanu Remains An Icon, His Only Crime Is working very hard To Liberate His People From The Shackles Of Modern Day Slavery But
Fulani See Him As a Big Threat To Their Primordial Agenda To Suppress Every Other Ethnic Group In Nigeria.#FreeNnamdiKanu pic.twitter.com/f79XhIBBox
— Kenneth Obike (@obike_kenneth) July 24, 2021