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Inflicting harsh and authoritarian treatment
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“The oppressive rule of the officials in the outlying provinces led to discontent.”
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Harsh and difficult to bear or endure
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“One finds exploited workers in certain countries where there are no laws protecting them from oppressive working conditions.”
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Weighing heavily on the mind or spirits
“The same oppressive atmosphere pervades the town of Soham.”
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Unbearably hot and humid
“In the oppressive heat of this closed space, he lost consciousness and fell into a trance.”
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Causing distress, sadness or anxiety
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Strict or exacting in standards
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Oppressively hot and humid
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Having a somber or dismal atmosphere or nature
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Using or given to extortion
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Narrow-minded or intolerant
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Not easy to please or satisfy
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Relating to, or supporting, fascism
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Using or characterized by force or violence
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An environment that encourages rapid growth or development, especially in a stifling or intense way
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Cramped and confined, so as to induce the fear of closed or tight spaces
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In the manner of an overbearing father
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To a total, utter or complete degree
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Depressingly dull and bleak or repetitive
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Difficult or awkward to use or wield due to its shape, weight or design
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Showing no attempt at originality
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