Sentence Examples

  • He was a tyrannical ruler, and died suddenly in 1522.
  • In violation of the Law he married a brother's widow, who had already borne children, and in general he showed himself so fierce and tyrannical that the Jews joined with the Samaritans to accuse him before the emperor.
  • So tyrannical, however, was his rule that in 1316 he was expelled by the popular fury.
  • At his instance of the tyrannical system of arbitrary imposts and so Florence."
  • No less a tyrannical master than the Turks and the sheiks;, the country revolted in 1834, but the insurrection was quelled.