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oppress
used in Picture of Dorian Gray - 13 chapter version

2 uses
  • The heat was terribly oppressive, and the huge sunlight flamed like a monstrous dahlia with petals of fire.
    Chapter 5 (3% in)
  • The sullen murmur of the bees shouldering their way through the long unmown grass, or circling with monotonous insistence round the black-crocketed spires of the early June hollyhocks, seemed to make the stillness more oppressive, and the dim roar of London was like the bourdon note of a distant organ.
    Chapter 1 (4% in)

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