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synonyms for oppressor

  • autocrat
  • despot
  • authoritarian
  • bully
  • dictator
  • martinet
  • persecutor
  • taskmaster
  • absolute ruler
  • slave driver
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How to use oppressor in a sentence

The many, many people who think racism is over or overblown, or that its dominant historic forms have been overturned and the oppressors have become the oppressed, will not pick up her book.
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A Western hero, Indiana Jones, came to their rescue to teach their oppressors a text-based lesson.
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In the latter case the prince-bishop was the obnoxious oppressor.
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The impossibility of escaping from the hand of the oppressor.
THE HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIREEDWARD GIBBON
These alone were ready to step between the oppressor and the oppressed.
A PLEA FOR CAPTAIN JOHN BROWNHENRY DAVID THOREAU
He was obliged to bow to fortune, and to swear allegiance once more to what he considered the oppressor.
THE MYSTERIES OF MONTREALCHARLOTTE FUHRER
Forty years will have expired this spring since the Christian peasants of Bulgaria rose in arms against the Turkish oppressor.
RAEMAEKERS' CARTOONSLOUIS RAEMAEKERS
I have considered the oppressions that are done under the sun, and on the side of the oppressor there is power.
THE BROKEN SWORDDENNISON WORTHINGTON
All must attend church, master and man, rich and poor, oppressor and oppressed.
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A province of an empire, how much soever oppressed, is held by the oppressor as an integral part of his dominions.
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WORDS RELATED TO OPPRESSOR

  • authoritarian
  • despot
  • dictator
  • oppressor
  • strongman
  • totalitarian
  • tyrant
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