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oppress
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The Death of Ivan Ilych
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oppress
Used in
The Death of Ivan Ilych
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  • Ivan Ilych now watched it with a new and oppressive feeling.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The pain in his side oppressed him and seemed to grow worse and more incessant, while the taste in his mouth grew stranger and stranger.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And suddenly it grew clear to him that what had been oppressing him and would not leave his was all dropping away at once from two sides, from ten sides, and from all sides.  (not reviewed by editor)

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