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oppress
Used in
The Awakening
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  • She herself was suffering from heat and oppression, she said.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • A feeling of oppression and drowsiness overcame Edna during the service.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • An indescribable oppression, which seemed to generate in some unfamiliar part of her consciousness, filled her whole being with a vague anguish.  (not reviewed by editor)

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