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  • r  in a heavy and oppressive way
    it was oppressively hot in the office

  • DURING the day, the summer heat, well over 100, shimmers oppressively over the Jordan Valley.
  • The West's belief in the inevitability of human progress and material growth was badly shaken as inflation spread oppressively across the world, several industrial societies .
  • Decaying plaster and peeling paint festoon its dark blue hall ways, and a flight of creaky wood stairs leads down to an oppressively low-ceilinged cellar that reeks of dog .
News & Articles

  • The heat is on in southwestern U.S. -- enough to melt sneakers
    When it's so oppressively hot that your sneakers melt, there's a run on your ice cream shop, and your July Fourth plans are dashed, then there's really not much else you can do but bear it and grin.
    July 1, 2013 - CNN
  • Southwest heat melts sneakers
    When it's so oppressively hot that your sneakers melt, there's a run on your ice cream shop, and your July 4th plans are dashed, then there's really not much else you can do but bear it and grin.
    July 1, 2013 - CNN
  • Death Valley's high of 129 degrees ties all-time June record
    When it's so oppressively hot that your sneakers melt, there's a run on your ice cream shop, and your July Fourth plans are dashed, then there's really not much else you can do but bear it and grin.
    July 1, 2013 - WJXT Jacksonville
Quotes

  • Mike Easley in WRAL.com
    During these oppressively hot days it is crucial that those who are elderly, or have physical or medical conditions that are sensitive to high temperatures, take special care to keep safe,Gov. Mike Easley said.
  • Robin Williams in TVNZ
    Of his character in the film, Williams explains, "At the beginning of the film, Cronauer is a victim of culture shock; one day he is in Crete, where all the women look like Zorba, and then BAM, he's in oppressively hot Southeast Asia, surrounded by...
  • John Hammond in BBC News
    But for those who are finding the heat too much, Mr Hammond said the thunderstorms were bringing cooler air from the west - "so tomorrow won't be as oppressively hot as it has been today".

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