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oppressor

[ uh-pres-er ]
/ əˈprɛs ər /
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noun
a person or group that exercises authority or power over another in a harsh and burdensome way:Meanwhile the oppressors, blind to the brutal and unjust practices sustaining their dominance, simply increase the level of force against any who resist.
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OTHER WORDS FROM oppressor

pre·op·pres·sor, nounself-op·pres·sor, noun
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