supposition, n.presumption, assumption, presupposition, posit, postulate, premise; inference, deduction, conclusion, theory, hypothesis, thesis; belief, conviction, persuasion, tenet, opinion, view, viewpoint, position, stand, attitude, feeling, gut feeling; idea, notion, thought, suspicion, SI. sneaking suspicion or feeling, Inf. hunch; guesswork, guess, educated guess, SI. shot in the dark, SI. stab, wild shot or guess, conjecture, speculation, surmise,
suppress, v. 1. restrain, curb, harness, check, stop, arrest; block, impede, inhibit, hinder, hamper, deter, halt; restrict, confine, limit, cramp; preclude, obviate, nip in the bud, Inf. put the kibosh on; prohibit, forbid, interdict, prevent.
2. extinguish, quench, snuff out, kill, stamp out, put out; do away with, remove, leave no vestige or trace of; eliminate, put an end to, get rid of, dispose of; quell, squelch, crush, vanquish, squash; overthrow, overturn, overwhelm, overpower, subvert, topple, defeat, conquer.
3. obliterate, annihilate, extinguish, expunge, extirpate, discreate, eradicate, exterminate; blot out, strike out, stamp out, crush out.
4. keep secret, conceal, hide, bury, withhold; mask, cloak, secrete, veil, screen, shroud, keep dark, camouflage, disguise; squelch, muzzle, muffle, mute, still, tone down, hush up, silence, quiet; repress, hold in or back, keep down, smother, stifle, choke, gag.
5. censor, erase, rub out, efface, scrape out, scratch out; delete, Print, dele, blue-pencil, edit, edit out; cross out, x out, cancel, black out, mark off; wash out, sponge off or away; excise, cut, cut out, expurgate.
6. abolish, nullify, quash, invalidate; cancel, discharge, set aside; counterorder, countermand, overrule, override.
suppression, n. 1. restraint, curb, harness, check, stoppage, arrest; blockage, impediment, obstruction, inhibition, hindrance, determent, deterrent; restriction, confinement, limitation; preclusion, obviation; prohibition, forbiddance, interdiction, prevention, repression.
2. extinguishment, extinction, quenching; removal, elimination, putting an end to, getting rid of, disposing of; termination, dissolution; quelling, subdual, squelching, crushing, squashing, vanquishment; overthrow, overturn, conquest, subversion, defeat.
3. obliteration, annihilation, expunction, extirpation, discreation, eradication, extermination, destruction; blotting out, striking out, stamping out, crushing out.
4. concealment, hiding, keeping in the dark, withholding; masking, cloaking, veiling, screening, camouflage, disguise; silencing, quieting, holding back, keeping quiet.
5. censorship, erasure, deletion, editing; crossing out, cancellation, blacking out, marking off; excision, cutting, cutting out, expurgation.
6. abolition, abolishment, nullification, quashing, invalidation; cancellation, discharge, setting aside; overruling, overriding, repeal, veto.
suppurate, v. fester, gather, matter, maturate, ripen, come or draw to a head; run, drain, discharge, excrete, rankle, weep.
suppuration, n. 1. festering, gathering, mattering, maturating, ripening, coming or drawing to a head; discharging, excreting, running, draining, weeping, rankling.
2. pus, pussiness, purulence, purulency, purulent matter, Biol, humor, Archaic, peccant humor or matter; discharge, excretion, fluid, Med.
rheum, Pathol. ichor, Pathol, sanies, Pathol, gleet, Pathol, the whites, Pathol, leukorrhea.
supremacy, n. 1. paramountcy, preeminence, preponderance, preponderancy, superiority, ascendance, ascendancy, transcendence, transcendency; primacy,
My Account / Test History
- We'll be on holiday during/in August.
I woke up during/in the night.
- The shop's closed during the whole of August.
(NOT . . . in the whole of August.).
- He had some strange experiences during his military service.
(NOT . . . in his military service.).
I'll try to phone you during the meeting. (NOT . . . in the meeting.)