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Muggy vs. Oppressive

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Muggyadjective

(Of the weather, air, etc) humid, or hot and humid.

Oppressiveadjective

Burdensome or difficult to bear.

‘The oppressive tax laws made it difficult to start a small company.’;

Muggyadjective

(obsolete) wet or mouldy

‘muggy straw’;

Oppressiveadjective

Tyrannical or exercising unjust power.

‘The oppressive land-owners kept a grip on the labourers.’;

Muggyadjective

Moist; damp; moldy; as, muggy straw.

Oppressiveadjective

Weighing heavily on the spirit; intense, or overwhelming

‘Will the oppressive heat of summer never end?’;

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Muggyadjective

Warm, damp, and windless; uncomfortably hot and humid; sultry; as, muggy air, weather.

Oppressiveadjective

Hot and humid of the weather.

Muggyadjective

hot or warm and humid;

‘muggy weather’; ‘the steamy tropics’; ‘sticky weather’;

Oppressiveadjective

Unreasonably burdensome; unjustly severe, rigorous, or harsh; as, oppressive taxes; oppressive exactions of service; an oppressive game law.

Oppressiveadjective

Using oppression; tyrannical; as, oppressive authority or commands.

Oppressiveadjective

Heavy; overpowering; hard to be borne; creating a sense of heavy burden; as, oppressive grief or woe; oppressive heat or humidity; an oppressive workload.

‘To ease the soul of one oppressive weight.’;

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Oppressiveadjective

weighing heavily on the senses or spirit;

‘the atmosphere was oppressive’; ‘oppressive sorrows’;

Oppressiveadjective

marked by unjust severity or arbitrary behavior;

‘the oppressive government’; ‘oppressive laws’; ‘a tyrannical parent’; ‘tyrannous disregard of human rights’;

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