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to dominate harshly and unfairly; or to make suffer
The meaning of oppress
depends upon its context. For example:
- "The authorities oppress political activists," or "The new nation oppressed Native Americans." — to dominate harshly and unfairly
- "She is oppressed by excessive debt." - made to suffer
- She knew about Stockholm syndrome, an acute sociopathic response to intense trauma, usually expressed by victims identifying with, even siding with, their oppressors.
Chapter 33 (22% in)
There are no more uses of "oppress" in BoneMan's Daughters.