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synonyms for oppressively

  • brutally
  • hard
  • harshly
  • restrictively
  • tyrannically
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Zwicky had worked to defend Huawei against allegations that the company fueled oppressive surveillance measures.
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They become easy prey to oppressive and exploitative state security apparatus.
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Aung San Suu Kyi’s 1991 prize looked much better than those two in the moment, as Myanmar’s foremost political prisoner fought an oppressive regime.
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NYC summer running can be oppressive in normal times, but in 2020, our year of the plague, there’s the additional running-with-a-mask factor.
THE SUBLIME AGONY OF HOT-WEATHER RUNNINGMARTIN FRITZ HUBERAUGUST 27, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
He looked very hot, his wavy hair lay damply on his brow, and he appeared excited, oppressively alive.
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They left them to this endless task, and went on, Daniel talking in his oppressively loud voice of the number of the deaths.
THE RED CITYS. WEIR MITCHELL
The weather was oppressively warm again on this day, and business in Ecorse was apparently not "booming."
OCEAN TO OCEAN ON HORSEBACKWILLARD GLAZIER
The weather with us has never been oppressively hot; and storms or quiet rains have been frequent.
GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. III (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
Evidently the residents found the climate too oppressively hot for church that Sunday morning.
SOUTH AFRICAN MEMORIESLADY SARAH WILSON
The leaden hours passed all oppressively while I sought to appease the keenness of my unrest with the anodyne of drugged sleep.
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