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An almost-luxurious oppression

Nobody tell the Merovingian. 真綿で首を絞める(Mawata de kubi wo shimeru;“To strangle with silk floss”) Definition: Pressure or harm that comes at someone gradually or indirectly, rather than as an overt attack or dramatic event. Breakdown: We begin with the noun 真綿 … Continue reading

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