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  1. Burdensome or difficult to bear.
  2. Tyrannical or exercising unjust power.
  3. Difficult to cope with; causing hardship or depressed spirits:
(Grammar) Of, relating to, or being a subordinate clause or phrase that identifies the noun, phrase, or clause it modifies and limits or restricts its meaning, as the clause who live in glass houses in People who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones.
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  1. (Grammar) Of, relating to, or being a subordinate clause or phrase that identifies the noun, phrase, or clause it modifies and limits or restricts its meaning, as the clause who live in glass houses in People who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones.
  2. Restricting or tending to restrict; limiting
  3. (Gram.) Designating a modifier, as a word, phrase, or subordinate clause, that limits the reference of the word or phrase it modifies and thus is essential to the meaning of a sentence
Tending to tell other people what to do in a peremptory or arrogant manner.
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  1. Tending to tell other people what to do in a peremptory or arrogant manner.
  2. Characterized by or favoring absolute obedience to authority, as against individual freedom:
That serves to suppress
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  1. That serves to suppress
  2. Tending or serving to suppress.
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