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synonyms for suppressive

  • covering up
  • curbing
  • holding back
  • quelling
  • repressing
  • repressive
  • silencing
  • stifling
  • subduing
  • withholding
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How to use suppressive in a sentence

Was it Alexander or his court and ministers who bore the responsibility for the suppressive means that were employed?
THE STORY OF RUSSIAR. VAN BERGEN, M.A.
It is in the early stage that sequestration and suppressive measures are most valuable.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 14, SLICE 2VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SUPPRESSIVE

  • excessive
  • exorbitant
  • expensive
  • extortionate
  • financial means conditional
  • forbidding
  • high-priced
  • limiting
  • preposterous
  • preventing
  • prohibiting
  • proscriptive
  • repressive
  • restraining
  • sky-high
  • steep
  • suppressive
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.