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Related / Similar Words: autocrat, despot

 

Definition:
  • a cruel and oppressive dictator;
  • any person who exercises power in a cruel way; "his father was a tyrant";
  • in ancient Greece, a ruler who had seized power without legal right to it;

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    Hyponyms: czar, Dionysius, Dionysius the Elder

     

    Derivational Morphology: tyrannize, tyrannise, grind down, domineer

     

     
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