repress, well, now, in the first place, push, shove, press, seal, do in spite of
JLPT1 G7 S7 F834
The relevant seal inscription form is 手 hand/action indicator + an element# that is 印 (press down upon a person in forcing him/her to kneel) written in reverse → push/press down upon another in forcing him to kneel → *exert pressure*; *restrain*; *hold down*; *control* → *suppress*; *repress*. The present form uses 卬.
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