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uh pre siv

  • s  weighing heavily on the senses or spirit
    the atmosphere was oppressive
    oppressive sorrows
  • s  marked by unjust severity or arbitrary behavior
    the oppressive government
    oppressive laws

  • The events have been called odd, creepy, oppressive of a girl's "sexual self-agency," as one USA Today columnist put it.
  • How can moderators walk the line between unregulated anarchy and oppressive censorship? Some have begun discouraging problem commenters by simply removing the vowels from their .
  • Markos Moulitsas alias "Kos" created Daily Kos in 2002, a time he describes as "dark days when an oppressive and war-crazed administration suppressed all dissent as .
News & Articles

  • Tour de France 2013 stage 6 preview
    This article was originally published on Cyclingnews.com . A stage with "sprint" indelibly stamped upon it. After 100km, there is barely a rise of note as the route heads west to Montpellier. If there are complications, they will stem from the elements. The heat in this region can be extremely oppressive. Add that to the long stage the riders completed the day before, and some could end up ...
    June 14, 2013 - BikeRadar
  • Students press official on turf safety
    Under an oppressive summer sun, the synthetic playing fields at Greenwich High School heat up like a skillet. Tim Coughlin , the town's turf operations manager, said he once measured the temperature of one of the five rubber-made fields at 160 degrees.
    June 13, 2013 - Greenwich Citizen
  • Matt Aucoin and Keir GoGwilt in concert in Sharon
    The oppressive heat and lack of air conditioning in the Sharon Unitarian Church couldn’t keep a packed house from gathering for a recital featuring two world-class, classically trained musicians, sponsored by the Sharon Adult Center.
    June 12, 2013 - Sharon Advocate

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