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1 How America deals with them, and therefore with itself, will show it to be either the country seen by its bitter critics - selfish and oppressive.
2 There are always evil, oppressive forces at work on any society but they'll be found wanting in guile if they come at us goose-stepping and Shouting "Sieg Heil!" for a second time.
3 Mariana views saving money 'as a sort of game' instead of something oppressive.
4 The British Museum tends to play down the more oppressive aspects of Mexica rule: their constant wars in search of tribute and of captives for sacrifice to bloodthirsty gods helped cortes gain Allies.
5 The fact that some people compare carrots to cows proves how muck-deep in oppressive thought meat-eaters truly are.
6 Midian was so oppressive, the Israelites prepared shelters for themselves in mountain clefts, caves and strongholds.
7 Under one, a small band of fanatics demands total obedience to an oppressive ideology, condemns women to subservience and marks unbelievers for murder.
8 one, a small band of fanatics demands total obedience to an oppressive ideology, condemns women to subservience and marks unbelievers for murder.
9 oppressive heat of the Deccan plateau has moved over the Indian Ocean, leaving a subcontinent with a pleasantly cool north and a languorously warm south.
10 HALF a year since the Arabs began to shake off their oppressive slumber, the picture is patchy.
11 Orwell took the liberty to tell us how what the world look like if despotic and oppressive regimes took the upper hand.
12 One could not help but notice the absolutely appalling physical conditions and the overwhelming, oppressive atmosphere of hopelessness.
13 King agreed with Gandhi that nonviolent actions must always be taken out of concern for the well-being of all people, even those who are unjust and oppressive.
14 the absurd character the actor consequently has the monotony, that single, oppressive silhouette, simultaneously strange and familiar, that he carries about from hero to hero.
15 Most of all, an oppressive, "heavy" atmosphere hung over the schoolyard.
16 In addition to being oppressive and unjust, this desire also implies the fatal supposition that the organizer is infallible and mankind is incompetent.
17 room too, the daylight was completely excluded, and it had an airless smell that was oppressive.
18 The air was muggy and oppressive yet still a welcome relief from the miasma of sweat shit and sickness that filled the inside of Yezzan's palatial pavilion.
19 meek husband used the most oppressive wife.
20 In a business culture that imposes the oppressive rule of mandatory replies, that kind ostentatious declaration may seem sacrilegious, rude or professionally suicidal.
21 Public demands for official scrutiny are also increasing: the IPCC's caseload rose by 8% last year, with complaints of "oppressive conduct or harassment" up 14%.
22 are Real Monsters that walk this earth, cruel, evil people; oppressive, dehumanizing beliefs.
23 I had grown up abhorring not only segregation but also the oppressive and barbarous ACTS that grew out of it.
24 It was a decision to leave a particularly oppressive and restrictive way of living and to try living differently.
25 Months of bloodshed, protest, but success: the ouster of the Shah and his oppressive government.
26 He did not even put a question to Javert; he neither sought nor avoided him; he bore that embarrassing and almost oppressive gaze without appearing to notice it.
27 Cleaning away dirt, her contributors suggest, can be healing or oppressive, comforting or obsessive, or each of these at different times.
28 You just have to try really hard to not be so oppressive and controlling in your affections.
29 I felt stunned by the awful event; and my memory unavoidably recurred to former times with a sort of oppressive sadness.
30 I think that would only exacerbate a situation where people feel trapped by oppressive work schedules.