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oppress
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Dune
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  • Again she felt a sense of oppression at the importance of water on Arrakis.
  • People need hard times and oppression to develop psychic muscles.

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  • The boy will know by that time how to oppress with impunity.
  • 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.
  • By your argument, I could recruit from among the Fremen after the way they’ve been oppressed by my nephew.
  • "That conditions on the prison planet are more oppressive than anywhere else," Hawat said.
  • You hear that the Emperor practices every form of oppression there.
  • This would only make him oppress the population even more.
  • There cannot be more than a handful of Fremen left after the Sardaukar pogrom and Rabban’s oppression.
  • "Oppression is a relative thing," Hawat said.

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  • So that’s the reason for the oppression now.
  • Gurney turned away, feeling an oppressive sense of foreboding.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Hawat spoke in a mild voice: "Don’t you oppress any of your troops?

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as in: oppressive government Define
to dominate harshly and unfairly (as in "oppressive government") or: to deny equal rights to others or make them suffer (as in "The government oppresses minorities.")
as in: oppressive heat Define
to make uncomfortable (weigh heavily on the senses or spirit)
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