Sentence Examples

  • The people are oppressed and poor.
  • He was good-natured when not crossed, generous to dependents who made themselves useful to him, and indefatigable in defending the cause of those who were oppressed by the systems with which he was at war.
  • 12 1917) as to the liberation of the " oppressed " peoples of Austria.
  • They were long greatly oppressed by the Dutch government, and in 1740 they were massacred to the number of 12,000.
  • Before him they were resisted and often crushed; after him they were exploited, oppressed, and finally destroyed.