A tyrant; a despot.
The definition of a sovereign is a king or queen, or a 19th century gold coin used in the UK.
The definition of a monarch is a king, queen or other sovereign head of state.
The definition of a ruler is a strip of wood, plastic or metal used for measuring, or a leader.
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