Expressing expressions!

suppress
(v)
sǝ-PRESS
Meaning

press down; put down; repress

1st Sample Sentence

When someone of our desires has proved to be unattainable, we have no choice but to suppress it in the hope that it will eventually be forgotten.

Root

sub (under, up to)#premere (to press, push) (Latin)

Synonyms

sap, stifle, suppress

Antonyms

foster

Mnemonics

to reduce by PRESSing down. The celebrity said "sup press" when the press came and ruined his activity.

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