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To Kill a Mockingbird
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oppress
Used in
To Kill a Mockingbird
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  • Mrs. Merriweather's large brown eyes always filled with tears when she considered the oppressed.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • An oppressive odor met us when we crossed the threshold, an odor I had met many times in rain-rotted gray houses where there are coal-oil lamps, water dippers, and unbleached domestic sheets.  (not reviewed by editor)

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