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Antony and Cleopatra
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  • Retire, we have engag’d ourselves too far: Caesar himself has work, and our oppression Exceeds what we expected.

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as in: oppressive government Define
to dominate harshly and unfairly (as in "oppressive government") or: to deny equal rights to others or make them suffer (as in "The government oppresses minorities.")
as in: oppressive heat Define
to make uncomfortable (weigh heavily on the senses or spirit)
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