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Prolonged cruel or unjust treatment, especially through the exercise of authority
“A ruthless dictator can end up leading a region into war, terrorism, and oppression on a global scale.”
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Mental pressure or distress
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“Their enclosed spaces offer shelter and protection without any sense of oppression.”
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The action or practice of persuading someone to do something by using force or threats
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An aggressive and violent physical act against a person or object
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A state of disapproval or feeling of unfulfillment
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Used to refer to something regarded as oppressive or restrictive
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An unjust act, treatment or occurrence
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Hostility and ill-treatment, especially because of race or political or religious beliefs
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A trying period or event
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The exercise of power or influence over someone or something, or the state of being so controlled
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Something that causes great worry, anxiety or grief
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The act of regimenting
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Oppression
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Prejudice based on class
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The action or fact of treating someone unfairly in order to benefit from their work
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A state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances
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An imperfection, fault or bad name associated with someone or something
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