Suppress - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 13/12/2019

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Suppress.

CHOKE
  1. impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of; "The foul air was slowly suffocating the children"
  2. become or cause to become obstructed; "The leaves clog our drains in the Fall"; "The water pipe is backed up"
  3. be too tight; rub or press; "This neckband is choking the cat"
  4. wring the neck of; "The man choked his opponent"
  5. check or slow down the action or effect of; "She choked her anger"
  6. fail to perform adequately due to tension or agitation; "The team should have won hands down but choked, disappointing the coach and the audience"
  7. breathe with great difficulty, as when experiencing a strong emotion; "She choked with emotion when she spoke about her deceased husband"
  8. cause to retch or choke
  9. struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake; "he swallowed a fishbone and gagged"
  10. a valve that controls the flow of air into the carburetor of a gasoline engine
  11. constrict (someone's) t
QUASH
  1. put down by force or intimidation; "The government quashes any attempt of an uprising"; "China keeps down her dissidents very efficiently"; "The rich landowners subjugated the peasants working the land"
  2. declare invalid; "The contract was annulled"; "void a plea"
QUELL
  1. suppress or crush completely; "squelch any sign of dissent"; "quench a rebellion"
  2. overcome or allay; "quell my hunger"
SITON
STIFLE
  1. joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped; corresponds to the human knee
  2. be asphyxiated; die from lack of oxygen; "The child suffocated under the pillow"
  3. smother or suppress; "Stifle your curiosity"
  4. impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of; "The foul air was slowly suffocating the children"
  5. conceal or hide; "smother a yawn"; "muffle one's anger"; "strangle a yawn"
STRANGLE
  1. kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air; "he tried to strangle his opponent"; "A man in Boston has been strangling several dozen prostitutes"
  2. struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake; "he swallowed a fishbone and gagged"
  3. constrict (someone's) throat and keep from breathing
  4. prevent the progress or free movement of; "He was hampered in his efforts by the bad weather"; "the imperialist nation wanted to strangle the free trade between the two small countries"
  5. die from strangulation
  6. conceal or hide; "smother a yawn"; "muffle one's anger"; "strangle a yawn"

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