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oppress
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Childhood`s End
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  • The night was warm, almost oppressive, but the sky was clear and a brilliant moon hung low in the south-west.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The Overlords seemed largely indifferent to forms of government, provided that they were not oppressive or corrupt.  (not reviewed by editor)

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