Demographic changes are making that community less dogmatic, even through the Castro regime remains an oppressive dictatorship.
For decades we had complained about the oppressive interconnection of the solbreeders.
But there was a holiday spirit in the air, which was charming, not oppressive.
This initiative highlights activists from Cuba to China, who use satire to poke fun at their blundering and oppressive regimes.
The pressure to fit a mold is omnipresent, but is not nearly as oppressive as it is for women, he says.
Notwithstanding the cold of the preceding night, the day had become hot and oppressive.
His wristbands and collar were oppressive; his voice and manner were oppressive.
The flat, ominous silence that followed was unreal and oppressive.
The sun was overhead, the heat was great, the odour was oppressive.
He was the first to break the dreadful and oppressive stillness.