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[pent-uhp] /ˈpɛntˈʌp/

confined; restrained; not vented or expressed; curbed:
pent-up emotions; pent-up rage.
adjective (pent up when postpositive)
not released; repressed: pent-up emotions
kept unwillingly: I’ve been pent up in this office for over a year


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