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One entry found for oppressive.
Main Entry: opĚpresĚsive
Pronunciation: schwa-primarystresspres-iv
Function: adjective
1 : cruel or harsh without just cause <oppressive taxes>
2 : causing a feeling of oppression <oppressive heat>
- opĚpresĚsiveĚly adverb
- opĚpresĚsiveĚness noun

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