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oppressive

Part of speech: Adjective

Unreasonably burdensome; as, oppressive laws; unjustly severe; tyrannical; as, an oppressive ruler; overpowering; as, the oppressive air of a closed room.

Part of speech: Adverb

Oppressively.

Part of speech: Noun

Oppressiveness.

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