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Not repressed or inhibited:‘she sizzled with unrepressed sexuality’
- ‘The action - brutal, unrepressed and energetic - is clearly a notch above the recent films that depict the hero bashing up rogues like we swat flies and mosquitoes.’
- ‘We all feel very liberated and unrepressed right now.’
- ‘Unrepressed animalistic emotions were unleashed, and audiences were invited to participate.’
- ‘He still manages to capture the divide between civilised and unrepressed society that reflects the dual and tormented soul of Jekyll and Hyde.’
- ‘The main target of these new laws will be the use of the Internet by civil society as a form of low cost communication, an uncensored mass media, and a space for unrepressed political debate.’
- ‘I want to know the free-spirited wildness of my unrepressed desires realising themselves in festive play.’
- ‘With each passing year, it becomes increasingly difficult to unearth examples of the sheer unrepressed fury at the heart of rock 'n' roll.’
- ‘Since they are so uninhibited and unrepressed, they will not likely have many psychological hang-ups.’
- ‘It's a place of "unrepressed, somewhat Dionysian energy".’
- ‘He had gone from a state of calm in his dressing room to one of unrepressed terror on the walk to the ring.’
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