Word Study For "Oppress" Jarrett O. Herr, english 2, Period 3, 4/4/2017

oppress

Opp - ReSs

Verb; to oppress someone is to make someone feel unhappy; to treat a specific group in a wrongful way and or keeping them from having the sames rights as your group has.

Ignorance is the single greatest tool of opression..

Oppression is always used in a negative connotation

Synonyms: abuse, cruelty Antonyms: Kindness, equality

"op": toward, to "press": to act upon in a forceful way

Neglect, inequality, shame, bully, label

You are the master of your environment. You've got your own head, your own mind. So once you figure out what you want for yourself, you have to create the proper environment to make sure you can live out all the things you want.

~ Tyrese Gibson

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