What future repressive policies will these killings be used to justify?
A society that was exclusive and repressive is now freer and more open.
I know that engagement with repressive regimes lacks the satisfying purity of indignation.
Saudi Arabia would do well to threaten America less, and get its own repressive, theocratic dictatorship in order first.
The alliance of such forces against a repressive and brutal rule creates a unique novel, both poignant and very, very funny.
Among other repressive measures he was instructed to deprive mere housekeepers of the suffrage and limit it to freeholders.
It is neither warm nor chill, neither moist nor dry; but it is repressive.
Nothing did so much damage to religion as the obstinate adherence to a negative, repressive, and coercive course.
The repressive system may check unruliness, but can never influence for good.
Epigram breaks out the more for repressive legislation; it is like steam in an engine without a safety-valve.
repressive re·pres·sive (rĭ-prěs'ĭv)
Causing or inclined to cause repression.