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Judge Frollo’s actions are ruled by his own repressed sexual desires, which grow until they render him desperate and diabolical.
TOWARD A QUEER DISNEY CANONEMILY VANDERWERFFSEPTEMBER 4, 2020VOX
But for the delinquency of his son, she had ocular demonstration; and her indignation was hardly to be repressed.
She repressed her anger at Marius's sneering interference, and made a little gesture of dismay with her eloquent white hands.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
As a natural consequence her repressed but still rebellious passions diffused their poison throughout her nature.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
It was as if the Dowager's voice had opened the floodgates of her sorrow and let out the tears that hitherto had been repressed.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
I have seen Scotch homes where laughter is considered ill-bred, and the joyous shouts of children are repressed.
Even in her quietest moments there was that about her—a sort of repressed eagerness, a look of seeing things far away.
THE AMAZING INTERLUDEMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
The priest fancied that he saw a smile on the man's lips as he saw their preparations for his visit, but it was at once repressed.
Such was their appearance; mournful, ghoulish, yet human and warm in a repressed, frustrated way.
When he had returned to the studio, he took out his handkerchief and wiped his eyes, which were wet with repressed emotion.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON

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perdureverb (used without object) | [per-door, -dyoor ]SEE DEFINITION
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