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oppress
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The Two Towers
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oppress
Used in
The Two Towers
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  • Weariness and more than weariness oppressed him; it seemed as if a heavy spell was laid on his mind and body.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • For about an hour they went on, silently, in single file, oppressed by the gloom and by the absolute stillness of the land, broken only now and again by the faint rumbling as of thunder far away or drum-beats in some hollow of the hills.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: oppressive government
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