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Synonyms for repressing
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  1. inhibitory, repressive, repressingadjective

    restrictive of action

    "a repressive regime"; "an overly strict and inhibiting discipline"

    Synonyms:
    repressive, inhibitory

    Antonyms:
    unrestrictive

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  1. List of paraphrases for "repressing":

    suppressing

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  1. Aaron David Miller:

    If Saudi Arabia kidnapped or killed Jamal Kashoggi, Saudi Arabia's on them, there's no direct causality, but the question remains, to what degree the Donald Trump administration's acquiescence to Saudi Arabia emboldened the Saudi leadership to think it can do what it likes, both in repressing dissent at home and pursuing policies abroad that frankly in my judgment... have been undermining Aaron David Miller national interests.

  2. Marco Rubio:

    I will give the Castros a choice: either continue repressing your people and lose the diplomatic relations and benefits provided by President Obama, or carry out meaningful political and human rights reforms and receive increased U.S. trade, investment, and support.

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