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OppressivelyOppressive Op*press"ive, a. [Cf. F. oppressif.]
1. Unreasonably burdensome; unjustly severe, rigorous, or
harsh; as, oppressive taxes; oppressive exactions of
service; an oppressive game law. --Macaulay.
2. Using oppression; tyrannical; as, oppressive authority or
3. Heavy; overpowering; hard to be borne; as, oppressive
grief or woe.
To ease the soul of one oppressive weight. --Pope.
-- Op*press"ive*ly, adv. -- Op*press"ive*ness, n.
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