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oppress
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Pride and Prejudice
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oppress
Used in
Pride and Prejudice
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  • Astonishment, apprehension, and even horror, oppressed her.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Elizabeth lifted up her eyes in amazement, but was too much oppressed to make any reply.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It was a fortnight since Mrs. Bennet had been downstairs; but on this happy day she again took her seat at the head of her table, and in spirits oppressively high.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: oppressive government
as in: oppressive heat
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