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oppress
Used in
Brave New World
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  • We'd gone riding up one of those revolting mountains, and it was horribly hot and oppressive, and after lunch we went to sleep.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It was all oppressively queer, and the Indian smelt stronger and stronger.  (not reviewed by editor)

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