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.
  • He was defeated by a combination of the Kossuthists, Andrássy Liberals and Clerical People's party, the 30 Croatian deputies, whose vote might have turned the election, abstaining on Dr Wekerle promising them to deliver Croatia from the oppressive rule of the ban, Baron Rauch.