Definition of Oppressing

1. Verb. (present participle of oppress) ¹



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Definition of Oppressing

1. oppress [v] - See also: oppress

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oppressing

oppositional disorder
oppositionist
oppositionists
oppositions
oppositipetalous
oppositisepalous
oppositive
oppositive case
opposum
opposure
oppress
oppressed
oppresses
oppressest
oppresseth
oppressing (current term)
oppressingly
oppression
oppressions
oppressive
oppressively
oppressiveness
oppressor
oppressors
oppressour
oppressure
opprest
opprobries
opprobrious
opprobriously

Literary usage of Oppressing

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1. The Port Folioby Joseph Dennie by Joseph Dennie (1801)
"... shall vindicate his reign; " The spoiler spoil'd of all; the slayer slain;f " The tyrant's self, oppressing and opprest, " Mid gems and gold unenvied ..."

2. Public Papers of George Clinton, First Governor of New York, 1777-1795, 1801 by George Clinton, New York (State). Governor, 1801-1804 (George Clinton), Hugh Hastings, James Austin Holden, New York (State). State Historian (1900)
"Captain Barns Accuses Colonel Williams of oppressing the Friends of America. New Perth May 19th 1778. Sir, I wrote your Excellency Some Days ago the State ..."

3. The Works of John C. Calhoun by John Caldwell Calhoun, Richard Kenner Crallé (1851)
"... to obtain exclusive control, prevents any one of them from oppressing the other. It is clear, that oppression and abuse of power must come, if at all, ..."

4. The Beginnings of Modern Europe (1250-1450) by Ephraim Emerton (1917)
"Evidently, if any oppressing was to be done, it were better done by a stranger than by a native. It was natural that while the cardinal accepted the ..."

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