Sentence Examples


  • Is intended to prevent the king from collecting the money owing to him in an oppressive manner.
  • The tithe was an oppressive form of taxation, as were the various fees pp ?
  • Above sea-level, in which the heat is most oppressive at times and the nights are unpleasantly cold.
  • Oppressive taxation and unblushing nepotism were Clement's great faults.
  • The systems, both of assessment and collection, were equitable and far from oppressive in theory.