Sentence Examples


  • As introducing a discipline of stern repression which made the innocent gaieties of life impossible, and produced a dull uniformity of straitlaced manners and hypocritical morals.
  • Teach them to think and read and talk without self-repression, and they will write because they cannot help it.
  • The apparatus of Nazi repression depended on knowing who and where every citizen was and which God they worshiped.
  • The specter of repression is most effectively banished by doing nothing.
  • In Israel, the " war on terror " is the signal for the most brutal repression of the Palestinians.

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