An absolute ruler, especially one who is harsh and oppressive
circus strongman and shoe shine.
The first is that getting rid of the Iraqi strongman is necessary to take the war against terrorism to its next phase.
Like Decius, Diocletian was a military strongman, a religious conservative who wished to use religion to unite the empire.
Henry Hall the Blacksmith The local strongman played his part with a bill covering his work from late July to early August 1838.
One of Jet Li's biggest opponents in Fearless is a character called Hercules O'Brien, played by former world strongman Nathan Jones.