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oppress
used in The Sunlight Dialogues

4 uses
  • The trees are suddenly more oppressive, intolerably so.
    19 — Workmen in a Quarry (71% in)
  • He dealt, one by one, with the troubles of the sick, the poor, the oppressed, sought not what ought to be but what would do.
    13 — Nah ist—und schwer zu fassen der Gott (2% in)
  • It gave Will the feeling (standing at the file in the oppressive Chicago First National office, reviewing the figures a fourth time, as though repetition might change the result) that everyone around him was in on the deal.
    14 — The Wilderness (19% in)
  • Warm, gassy air came up through the maze of slots on the gearshift beside him, to the right of his hip, and he thought fleetingly of dropping a rag over it, but he decided not to bother, to wait until the air got hot and oppressive.
    22 — Luke (31% in)

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