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oppress
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oppress
Used in
Dune
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  • This would only make him oppress the population even more.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The boy will know by that time how to oppress with impunity.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • So that's the reason for the oppression now.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Gurney turned away, feeling an oppressive sense of foreboding.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • People need hard times and oppression to develop psychic muscles.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • You hear that the Emperor practices every form of oppression there.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • By your argument, I could recruit from among the Fremen after the way they've been oppressed by my nephew.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Again she felt a sense of oppression at the importance of water on Arrakis.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • There cannot be more than a handful of Fremen left after the Sardaukar pogrom and Rabban's oppression.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "That conditions on the prison planet are more oppressive than anywhere else," Hawat said.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • We are daily confronted by the terrifying instability of all things human, yet we permit our religions to grow more rigid and controlled, more conforming and oppressive.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • One of the slave-concubines permitted my father under the Bene Gesserit-Guild agreement could not, of course, bear a Royal Successor, but the intrigues were constant and oppressive in their similarity.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I'd remove them from their oppressive situation and isolate them with a training cadre of people who understood their background, preferably people who had preceded them from the same oppressive situation.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I'd remove them from their oppressive situation and isolate them with a training cadre of people who understood their background, preferably people who had preceded them from the same oppressive situation.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Well . . . I . . . but " "Oppression is a relative thing," Hawat said.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Hawat spoke in a mild voice: "Don't you oppress any of your troops?  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: oppressive government
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