Verb(1) come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority(2) cause to suffer
(1) It argues that the modern world fosters institutions and ideas that exploit and oppress people and degrade and destroy the environment.(2) A group of youngsters demonstrated with great vigour, what it meant to stand up against the power of a foreign power that continued to oppress the people of India.(3) On the way, London's ancient, massive buildings, black statues and dirt surround me, oppress and burden me.(4) He uses stealthy means to savagely oppress the common people.(5) As a country's economy grows, more men gain the material strength to exploit and oppress women.(6) That guns can and have been used by the oppressed to ward off their oppressors suggests that they can be a tool(7) Robin, isn't it a fact that oppressed people, when seeing freedom, will react in many ways we might not consider normal?(8) He declares support for the oppressed but hasn't grasped that the people he supports are oppressing people in their own countries and are now attacking the very democracy that he lives in.(9) He can only hope such action is measured, effective and does not add to the misery of some of the world's poorest and most oppressed people.(10) Some readers also doubted that the Scots see the English as oppressors .(11) So we're going to fight for you against the people who are oppressing you.(12) They have fostered a view of police officers as bullies and oppressors not to be cooperated with.(13) And we are going to stand up for people around the world, oppressed people, who want us to stand up for them.(14) He was a threat to his neighbors, and he oppressed his own people, and the world is better with him gone.(15) I've gotten over being oppressed by it though and will carry on.(16) The oppressed and brutalized have become the brutal oppressors .
(1) oppress :: dulmin
1. persecute ::
2. depress ::
3. crush ::
1. buoy ::
2. lighten ::
3. rejoice ::
Different Formsoppress, oppressed, oppresses, oppressing, oppression, oppressive, oppressor, oppressors
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