verb (used with object)
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Origin of oppress
synonym study for oppress
OTHER WORDS FROM oppress
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH oppressoppress , repress
Example sentences from the Web for oppress
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.
The acts to prevent the landholder from oppressing the occupier, and those for the encouragement of tillage, failed.Landholding In England|Joseph Fisher
All the mystery surrounding him, oppressing him—everything weird was sent flying instantaneously.Dream Tales and Prose Poems|Ivan Turgenev
The knight would be only a hardhearted warrior, oppressing the poor and miserable, and only interesting from his deeds of valor.Beacon Lights of History, Volume V|John Lord
Hitherto, every form of society has been based on the antagonism of oppressing and oppressed classes.Communism and Christianism|William Montgomery Brown
After a terrible internal combat the man yields to this unknown will which is oppressing him.Contemporary Russian Novelists|Serge Persky