угнетать

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Related to perfective угнести́ (ugnestí), from у- (u-) +‎ гнести́ (gnestí, to oppress).

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угнета́ть (ugnetátʹimpf (perfective угнести́)

  1. to oppress
    поме́щики угнета́ли крестья́нpoméščiki ugnetáli krestʹjánthe landlords oppressed the peasants
  2. to depress, to dispirit
    чу́вство неизве́стности угнета́ло его́čúvstvo neizvéstnosti ugnetálo jevóa sense of uncertainty oppressed him; he was oppressed by the uncertainty

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