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oppress
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Persuasion
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oppress
Used in
Persuasion
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  • She could not immediately have uttered another sentence; her heart was too full, her breath too much oppressed.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Anne felt an instant oppression, and wherever she looked saw symptoms of the same.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The nights were too dark for the ladies to meet again till the morrow, but Captain Harville had promised them a visit in the evening; and he came, bringing his friend also, which was more than had been expected, it having been agreed that Captain Benwick had all the appearance of being oppressed by the presence of so many strangers.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: oppressive heat
as in: oppressive government
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