Usage examples for Suppressing

  1. This most popular princess succeeded in suppressing a good deal of the old etiquette, and the tone of her Court had lost the air of solemnity common in Spanish society. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. The extracts are dated and numbered, and are literally presented in this column- excepting the obviously necessary precaution of suppressing names, places, and days of the month. – Jezebel's Daughter by Wilkie Collins
  3. Then, after another good look at him, suppressing all names and exact localities, I gave him the outline of the tale, explaining that I wanted to find someone who would finance an expedition to the remote and romantic spot where this particular Cypripedium was believed to grow. – Allan and the Holy Flower by H. Rider Haggard
  4. No, said Patty, suppressing her smiles, I never have. – Patty's Success by Carolyn Wells
  5. Suppressing her very breath, she crept through the long tunnel leading from the igloo and peeped cautiously from the entrance. – The Eternal Maiden by T. Everett Harré