Oppress
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To impose excessive burdens upon; to overload; hence, to treat with unjust rigor or with cruelty.

2. (v. t.) To ravish; to violate.

3. (v. t.) To put down; to crush out; to suppress.

4. (v. t.) To produce a sensation of weight in (some part of the body); as, my lungs are oppressed by the damp air; excess of food oppresses the stomach.

Greek
2669. kataponeo -- to wear down
... kataponeo Phonetic Spelling: (kat-ap-on-eh'-o) Short Definition: I ill-treat Definition:
I exhaust by labor or suffering, wear out, overpower, oppress. ...
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2616. katadunasteuo -- to exercise power over
... oppress. From kata and a derivative of dunastes; to exercise dominion against,
ie Oppress -- oppress. see GREEK kata. see GREEK dunastes. ...
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2616a. katadunasteuo -- to exercise power over
... 2616, 2616a. katadunasteuo. 2616b . to exercise power over. Transliteration:
katadunasteuo Short Definition: oppress. Word Origin ...
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4781. sugkampto -- to bend together
... to bend together. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: sugkampto Phonetic Spelling:
(soong-kamp'-to) Short Definition: I oppress, bend together Definition: I ...
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2599. katabareo -- to weigh down
... to weigh down. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: katabareo Phonetic Spelling:
(kat-ab-ar-eh'-o) Short Definition: I burden, oppress Definition: I burden ...
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2702. kataphero -- to bring down
... to bring down. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: kataphero Phonetic Spelling:
(kat-af-er'-o) Short Definition: I bring down, oppress Definition: I bear down ...
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5467. chalepos -- hard (to do or bear)
... 5467 (an adjective, derived from , "to oppress, annoy," J. Thayer) -- properly,
irksomely hard to bear (); difficult to cope with because so harsh (even ...
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2352. thrauo -- to break in pieces
... verb Definition to break in pieces NASB Word Usage oppressed (1). crush, bruise,
oppress. A primary verb; to crush -- bruise. Compare rhegnumi. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
6231. ashaq -- to oppress, wrong, extort
... 6230, 6231. ashaq. 6232 . to oppress, wrong, extort. Transliteration: ashaq
Phonetic Spelling: (aw-shak') Short Definition: oppress. Word Origin a prim. ...
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3238. yanah -- to oppress, maltreat, perhaps suppress
... yanah. 3239 . to oppress, maltreat, perhaps suppress. Transliteration: yanah Phonetic
Spelling: (yaw-naw') Short Definition: oppress. Word Origin a prim. ...
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3905. lachats -- to squeeze, press, oppress
... lachats. 3906 . to squeeze, press, oppress. Transliteration: lachats Phonetic
Spelling: (law-khats') Short Definition: oppressed. Word Origin a prim. ...
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5065. nagas -- to press, drive, oppress, exact
... nagas. 5066 . to press, drive, oppress, exact. Transliteration: nagas Phonetic
Spelling: (naw-gas') Short Definition: taskmasters. Word Origin a prim. ...
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1766. dachaq -- to thrust, crowd, oppress
... 1765, 1766. dachaq. 1767 . to thrust, crowd, oppress. Transliteration: dachaq
Phonetic Spelling: (daw-khak') Short Definition: afflicted. Word Origin a prim ...
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598. anas -- to oppress
... anas. 599 . to oppress. Transliteration: anas Phonetic Spelling: (an-as') Short
Definition: baffles. ... root Definition to oppress NASB Word Usage baffles (1). ...
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6693. tsuq -- to constrain, bring into straits, press upon
... tsuq. 6694 . to constrain, bring into straits, press upon. Transliteration: tsuq
Phonetic Spelling: (tsook) Short Definition: oppress. Word Origin a prim. ...
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6206. arats -- to cause to tremble, tremble
... be affrighted afraid, dread, feared, terrified, break, dread, fear, oppress,.
A primitive root; to awe or (intransitive) to dread ...
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7703. shadad -- to deal violently with, despoil, devastate, ruin
... dead, destroyer, oppress, robber, spoiler, utterly, lay waste. A primitive
root; properly, to be burly, ie (figuratively) powerful ...
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7533. ratsats -- to crush
... break, bruise, crush, discourage, oppress, struggle together. A primitive
root; to crack in pieces, literally or figuratively -- break ...
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Library

James ii. 6, 7
... In contrast with these poor, among whom the calling of God pre-eminently found access,
he places the rich who oppress the Christians, who drag them before the ...
/.../neander/the epistle of james practically explained/james ii 6 7.htm

Of the Men who Practise a False Vacancy
... They would oppress others, but no one may oppress them; they wish to say whatever
they like, but will endure no contradiction; they recognise only their own ...
/.../john/the adornment of the spritual marriage/chapter iv of the men.htm

Meditations of the Misery of a Man not Reconciled to God in Christ ...
... In thy life, 1. The miseries accompanying thy body; 2. The miseries which deform
thy soul. In thy death, The miseries which shall oppress thy body and soul. ...
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Passion Week at the Foot of the Cross.
... To those o'er whom to death it grieves,. Whose sins its very soul oppress. ... The tears
that from Thy dying eyes. Were shed when Thou wast sore oppress'd,. ...
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Evil Cannot be Suppressed by the Physical Force of the Government ...
... their lives miserable. All that would result, would be that the bad would
oppress and outrage the good with impunity. And therefore ...
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Abraham
... He believed that God was helping him; therefore he had no need to oppress
or overreach any man. He believed that God's eye was on ...
/.../kingsley/the gospel of the pentateuch/sermon v abraham.htm

The Reign of Saul.
... authority. The Philistines and Ammonites had already made incursions into their
land and threatened at any time to further oppress them. ...
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Zacchaeus
... Thou shalt not give him thy money upon usury, nor lend him thy victuals for increase."
"Ye shall not therefore oppress one another; but thou shalt fear thy God ...
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On the Words of the Gospel, Matt. xviii. 7, Where we are ...
... What can that powerful man do to me, and what can he oppress? The flesh. He can
oppress thy body, thou wilt say: I grant he may oppress it to destruction. ...
/.../sermons on selected lessons of the new testament/sermon xxxi on the words.htm

The Loftiness of Humility
... owners, all over the world, and in all time, sooner and later, by living among slaves,
learn to copy their own slaves' vices; and, while they oppress and look ...
/.../kingsley/town and country sermons/sermon xx the loftiness of.htm

Thesaurus
Oppress (57 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Oppress (57 Occurrences). ... And he said to them, Oppress
no one, nor accuse falsely, and be satisfied with your pay. (DBY). ...
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Sojourners (37 Occurrences)
... Exodus 22:21 And a sojourner shalt thou not wrong, neither shalt thou oppress
him: for ye were sojourners in the land of Egypt. (ASV YLT). ...
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Hireling (17 Occurrences)
... (See JPS). Leviticus 19:13 Thou dost not oppress thy neighbour, nor take plunder;
the wages of the hireling doth not remain with thee till morning. (YLT). ...
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Rob (27 Occurrences)
... Leviticus 19:13 "'You shall not oppress your neighbor, nor rob him. "'The wages
of a hired servant shall not remain with you all night until the morning. ...
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Orphan (25 Occurrences)
... Do ye judgment and righteousness, And deliver the plundered from the hand of the
oppressor, And sojourner, orphan, and widow, ye do not oppress nor wrong, And ...
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Strangers (95 Occurrences)
... (KJV WBS). Exodus 22:21 Thou shalt neither vex a stranger, nor oppress him: for
ye were strangers in the land of Egypt. (KJV JPS DBY WBS NAS RSV). ...
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Aliens (53 Occurrences)
... (WEB NIV). Exodus 22:21 "You shall not wrong an alien, neither shall you oppress
him, for you were aliens in the land of Egypt. (WEB NIV). ...
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Fatherless (44 Occurrences)
... The Deuteronomist declares that God is on their side (Deuteronomy 10:18), and strongly
condemns those who would oppress them (Deuteronomy 24:17; Deuteronomy 27 ...
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Grind (12 Occurrences)
... (Exodus 32:20; Deuteronomy 9:21; Judges 16:21), to crush small (Hebrews tahan);
to oppress the poor (Isaiah 3 ... 3. (vt) To oppress by severe exactions; to harass. ...
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Reproveth (10 Occurrences)
... yesternight.' (YLT). 1 Chronicles 16:21 He hath not suffered any to oppress
them, And reproveth on their account kings: (YLT). Job 22 ...
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Concordance
Oppress (57 Occurrences)

Luke 3:14
And persons engaged in military service also asked him saying, And we, what should we do? And he said to them, Oppress no one, nor accuse falsely, and be satisfied with your pay.
(DBY)

Acts 12:1
Now about that time, King Herod stretched out his hands to oppress some of the assembly.
(WEB)

James 2:6
But you have dishonored the poor man. Don't the rich oppress you, and personally drag you before the courts?
(WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Exodus 1:11
And they set over them service-masters to oppress them with their burdens. And they built store-cities for Pharaoh, Pithom and Rameses.
(DBY NIV)

Exodus 3:9
Now, behold, the cry of the children of Israel has come to me. Moreover I have seen the oppression with which the Egyptians oppress them.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Exodus 22:21
"You shall not wrong an alien, neither shall you oppress him, for you were aliens in the land of Egypt.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Exodus 23:9
"You shall not oppress an alien, for you know the heart of an alien, seeing you were aliens in the land of Egypt.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Leviticus 19:13
"'You shall not oppress your neighbor, nor rob him. "'The wages of a hired servant shall not remain with you all night until the morning.
(WEB JPS ASV DBY YLT NAS RSV)

Leviticus 19:33
And if a stranger shall sojourn with thee in your land, ye shall not oppress him.
(WBS YLT)

Leviticus 25:14
And if thou sell ought unto thy neighbor, or buyest ought of thy neighbor's hand, ye shall not oppress one another:
(KJV WBS YLT)

Leviticus 25:17
Ye shall not therefore oppress one another; but thou shalt fear thy God: for I am the LORD your God.
(KJV DBY WBS YLT)

Deuteronomy 23:16
he shall dwell with you, in the midst of you, in the place which he shall choose within one of your gates, where it pleases him best: you shall not oppress him.
(WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV NIV)

Deuteronomy 24:14
You shall not oppress a hired servant who is poor and needy, whether he be of your brothers, or of your foreigners who are in your land within your gates:
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Deuteronomy 28:53
You shall eat the fruit of your own body, the flesh of your sons and of your daughters, whom Yahweh your God has given you, in the siege and in the distress with which your enemies shall distress you.
(See NAS)

Deuteronomy 28:55
so that he will not give to any of them of the flesh of his children whom he shall eat, because he has nothing left him, in the siege and in the distress with which your enemy shall distress you in all your gates.
(See NAS)

Deuteronomy 28:57
and toward her young one who comes out from between her feet, and toward her children whom she shall bear; for she shall eat them for want of all things secretly, in the siege and in the distress with which your enemy shall distress you in your gates.
(See NAS)

Judges 10:8
They troubled and oppressed the children of Israel that year: eighteen years oppressed they all the children of Israel that were beyond the Jordan in the land of the Amorites, which is in Gilead.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV NIV)

Judges 10:12
The Sidonians also, and the Amalekites, and the Maonites, did oppress you; and you cried to me, and I saved you out of their hand.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

2 Samuel 7:10
I will appoint a place for my people Israel, and will plant them, that they may dwell in their own place, and be moved no more; neither shall the children of wickedness afflict them any more, as at the first,
(See NIV)

1 Chronicles 16:21
He suffered no man to oppress them, And reproved kings for their sakes,
(DBY YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Chronicles 17:9
I will appoint a place for my people Israel, and will plant them, that they may dwell in their own place, and be moved no more; neither shall the children of wickedness waste them any more, as at the first,
(See NIV)

Job 10:3
Is it good to you that you should oppress, that you should despise the work of your hands, and smile on the counsel of the wicked?
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Job 20:10
His sons do the poor oppress, And his hands give back his wealth.
(YLT)

Job 37:23
We can't reach the Almighty. He is exalted in power. In justice and great righteousness, he will not oppress.
(WEB NIV)

Psalms 10:18
to judge the fatherless and the oppressed, that man who is of the earth may terrify no more.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Psalms 17:9
from the wicked who oppress me, my deadly enemies, who surround me.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS)

Psalms 56:1
For the Chief Musician. To the tune of "Silent Dove in Distant Lands." A poem by David, when the Philistines seized him in Gath. Be merciful to me, God, for man wants to swallow me up. All day long, he attacks and oppresses me.
(Root in WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Psalms 74:8
They said in their hearts, 'Let us oppress them together,' They did burn all the meeting-places of God in the land.
(YLT)

Psalms 89:22
No enemy will tax him. No wicked man will oppress him.
(WEB NIV)

Psalms 94:5
They break your people in pieces, Yahweh, and afflict your heritage.
(See NIV)

Psalms 105:14
He suffered no man to oppress them, and reproved kings for their sakes,
(DBY YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Psalms 106:42
Their enemies also oppressed them. They were brought into subjection under their hand.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Psalms 119:122
Ensure your servant's well-being. Don't let the proud oppress me.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Psalms 143:12
And in thy loving-kindness cut off mine enemies, and destroy all them that oppress my soul: for I am thy servant.
(DBY)

Proverbs 22:16
Whoever oppresses the poor for his own increase and whoever gives to the rich, both come to poverty.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Proverbs 22:22
Rob not the poor, because he is poor: neither oppress the afflicted in the gate:
(KJV ASV DBY WBS)

Isaiah 3:5
The people will be oppressed, everyone by another, and everyone by his neighbor. The child will behave himself proudly against the old man, and the base against the honorable.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Isaiah 3:12
As for my people, children are their oppressors, and women rule over them. My people, those who lead you cause you to err, and destroy the way of your paths.
(Root in WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Isaiah 49:26
I will feed those who oppress you with their own flesh; and they shall be drunken with their own blood, as with sweet wine: and all flesh shall know that I, Yahweh, am your Savior, and your Redeemer, the Mighty One of Jacob."
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Isaiah 58:3
They say, Why have we kept ourselves from food, and you do not see it? why have we kept ourselves from pleasure, and you take no note of it? If, in the days when you keep from food, you take the chance to do your business, and get in your debts;
(See RSV)

Jeremiah 7:6
if you don't oppress the foreigner, the fatherless, and the widow, and don't shed innocent blood in this place, neither walk after other gods to your own hurt:
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Jeremiah 22:3
Thus says Yahweh: Execute justice and righteousness, and deliver him who is robbed out of the hand of the oppressor: and do no wrong, do no violence, to the foreigner, the fatherless, nor the widow; neither shed innocent blood in this place.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Jeremiah 30:20
Their children also shall be as before, and their congregation shall be established before me; and I will punish all who oppress them.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Ezekiel 18:7
And hath not oppressed any, but hath restored to the debtor his pledge, hath spoiled none by violence, hath given his bread to the hungry, and hath covered the naked with a garment;
(Root in KJV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Ezekiel 18:16
Neither hath oppressed any, hath not withholden the pledge, neither hath spoiled by violence, but hath given his bread to the hungry, and hath covered the naked with a garment,
(Root in KJV DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Ezekiel 22:29
The people of the land have used oppression, and exercised robbery; yes, they have troubled the poor and needy, and have oppressed the foreigner wrongfully.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Ezekiel 45:8
In the land it shall be to him for a possession in Israel: and my princes shall no more oppress my people; but they shall give the land to the house of Israel according to their tribes.
(WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Ezekiel 46:18
Moreover the prince shall not take of the people's inheritance by oppression, to thrust them out of their possession; but he shall give his sons inheritance out of his own possession: that my people be not scattered every man from his possession.
(Root in KJV DBY WBS YLT)

Daniel 7:25
He shall speak words against the Most High, and shall wear out the saints of the Most High; and he shall think to change the times and the law; and they shall be given into his hand until a time and times and half a time.
(See NIV)

Hosea 12:7
He is a merchant, the balances of deceit are in his hand: he loveth to oppress.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Amos 4:1
Listen to this word, you cows of Bashan, who are on the mountain of Samaria, who oppress the poor, who crush the needy, who tell their husbands, "Bring us drinks!"
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Amos 5:12
For I know how many your offenses, and how great are your sins- you who afflict the just, who take a bribe, and who turn aside the needy in the courts.
(See NIV)

Amos 6:14
Surely, lo, I am raising against you a nation, O house of Israel, An affirmation of Jehovah, God of Hosts, And they have oppressed you from the coming in to Hamath, Unto the stream of the desert.
(Root in YLT RSV NIV)

Micah 2:2
They covet fields, and seize them; and houses, and take them away: and they oppress a man and his house, even a man and his heritage.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)

Zechariah 7:10
Don't oppress the widow, nor the fatherless, the foreigner, nor the poor; and let none of you devise evil against his brother in your heart.'
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Zechariah 11:6
For I will no more pity the inhabitants of the land," says Yahweh; "but, behold, I will deliver the men everyone into his neighbor's hand, and into the hand of his king. They will strike the land, and out of their hand I will not deliver them."
(See NIV)

Malachi 3:5
I will come near to you to judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and against the perjurers, and against those who oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and who deprive the foreigner of justice, and don't fear me," says Yahweh of Armies.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Subtopics

Oppress

Related Terms

Sojourners (37 Occurrences)

Hireling (17 Occurrences)

Rob (27 Occurrences)

Orphan (25 Occurrences)

Strangers (95 Occurrences)

Aliens (53 Occurrences)

Fatherless (44 Occurrences)

Grind (12 Occurrences)

Reproveth (10 Occurrences)

Defraud (11 Occurrences)

Mistreat (13 Occurrences)

Crush (50 Occurrences)

Hired (49 Occurrences)

Oppression (67 Occurrences)

Alien (102 Occurrences)

Wages (52 Occurrences)

Sojourner (81 Occurrences)

Widow (71 Occurrences)

Gates (156 Occurrences)

Foreigner (99 Occurrences)

Strange (234 Occurrences)

Needy (83 Occurrences)

Oppressed (81 Occurrences)

Vex (20 Occurrences)

Zidonians (11 Occurrences)

Neighbor's (31 Occurrences)

Noisome (7 Occurrences)

Overcharge (1 Occurrence)

Overwhelm (18 Occurrences)

Oppresest (1 Occurrence)

Omri (16 Occurrences)

Outwit (3 Occurrences)

Overnight (6 Occurrences)

Overrun (4 Occurrences)

Judgment-seats (1 Occurrence)

Liketh (3 Occurrences)

Load (22 Occurrences)

Laborers (19 Occurrences)

Wring (4 Occurrences)

Well-being (19 Occurrences)

Insolent (16 Occurrences)

Intending (24 Occurrences)

Favorably (10 Occurrences)

Furthermore (41 Occurrences)

Fellowman (3 Occurrences)

Tyrannize (1 Occurrence)

Trader (7 Occurrences)

Throng (21 Occurrences)

Tyrant (2 Occurrences)

Trafficker (3 Occurrences)

Tribunals (1 Occurrence)

Task (37 Occurrences)

Resides (7 Occurrences)

Returns (27 Occurrences)

Restores (10 Occurrences)

Exploiting (1 Occurrence)

Exact (31 Occurrences)

Exactors (8 Occurrences)

Engaged (31 Occurrences)

Encompass (20 Occurrences)

Ensure (3 Occurrences)

Dragging (6 Occurrences)

Dishonored (17 Occurrences)

Distress (169 Occurrences)

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Drag (19 Occurrences)

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Maon (7 Occurrences)

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Deadly (31 Occurrences)

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Pleaseth (13 Occurrences)

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