represser


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re·press·er

 (rĭ-prĕs′ər)
n.
Variant of repressor..
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Noun1.represser - an agent that represses
agent - an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect; "their research uncovered new disease agents"
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When Jews became more integrated into American society and Israel's reputation became tarnished as the invader of Lebanon and represser of Palestinians in the Occupied Territories, Allen repudiated Jewish traits and values, as Jeffrey Rubin-Dorsky's article shows, in favor of a deeply personal artistic vision that despite its cinematic inventiveness has offended all but the most ardent of his fans.
In contrast, repressers try to turn away their attention from threatening situations as much as possible in order to avoid anxiety.
In treating the responses of Jamesian women, Izzo studies three ways women collaborate with their repressers and controlling men: regarding themselves as art objects, acting as passive receptors of male adoration/ control, and maintaining silence on those occasions when they fall in love with men, accepting condemnation and even death if they initiate their sexual, passionate, or emotional desire for love with men.