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oppress
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oppress
Used in
Emma
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  • His tender compassion towards oppressed worth can go no farther.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • My mother desires her very best compliments and regards, and a thousand thanks, and says you really quite oppress her.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • English verdure, English culture, English comfort, seen under a sun bright, without being oppressive.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I would be understood to mean, that it can be only weak, irresolute characters, (whose happiness must be always at the mercy of chance,) who will suffer an unfortunate acquaintance to be an inconvenience, an oppression for ever.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: oppressive heat
as in: oppressive government
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