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Another word for oppressor

  1. An absolute ruler, especially one who is harsh and oppressive

      1. An extremely oppressive, unjust, or cruel ruler.
      2. An absolute ruler who governs without restrictions, especially one who seized power illegally.
      3. An oppressive, harsh, arbitrary person:
      1. Of, relating to, being, or imposing a form of government in which the political authority exercises absolute and centralized control over all aspects of life, the individual is subordinated to the state, and opposing political and cultural expression is suppressed:
      2. A practitioner or supporter of such a government.
      1. A powerful, influential political figure who exercises leadership and control by force.
      2. One who performs feats of strength, as at a circus.
      1. A man, usually a military leader, whose popular influence and power may afford him the position of dictator, as in a time of political crisis.
      2. A dictator.
      1. An absolute ruler.
      2. A tyrant; a despot.
      3. An ancient Roman magistrate appointed temporarily to deal with an immediate crisis or emergency.
      1. A ruler with absolute power.
      2. A person who wields power oppressively; a tyrant.
      3. A Byzantine emperor or prince.
      1. An older brother.
      2. A man who assumes the role of an older brother, as by providing guidance or protection.
      3. An omnipresent, seemingly benevolent figure representing the oppressive control over individual lives exerted by an authoritarian government.
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