verb (used with object)
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Example sentences from the Web for oppressing
But Russia kept getting bigger, mostly by killing, oppressing, and annoying Russians.Russian History Is on Our Side: Putin Will Surely Screw Himself|P. J. O’Rourke|May 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What matters for them is less the oppression itself than the nature of the entity doing the oppressing.
Then it was she who spoke, who confessed the mortal secret which had been oppressing her heart ever since they had started.The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete|Emile Zola
How many laws are passed, simply to prevent one man, or one class, from oppressing or ill-using some other man or class?
I walked away over the uneven ground, the memory of the land agitation, its bitterness and its passion, oppressing me.Waysiders|Seumas O'Kelly
I made an effort to rouse myself—thinking it was sleep that was oppressing me.The Wild Huntress|Mayne Reid
They went on conquering and oppressing all the nations of the earth, and making them their slaves.