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Another word for tyrant

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

      1. By extension, a disparaging name for government surveillance considered to be too intrusive.
      2. An omnipresent, seemingly benevolent figure representing the oppressive control over individual lives exerted by an authoritarian government.
      3. A man who assumes the role of an older brother, as by providing guidance or protection.
      1. (Historical) A title applied to certain classes of rulers, as Byzantine emperors or bishops of the Eastern Church
      2. A ruler with absolute power.
      3. An absolute ruler; king with unlimited powers; autocrat
      1. A person who orders others about domineeringly, or one whose pronouncements on some subject are meant to be taken as the final word
      2. An absolute ruler.
      3. A tyrant; a despot.
      1. A military man with such influence and power over the people as to be, or seem to be, able to seize control and rule as a dictator
      2. 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.
      3. A dictator.
      1. Someone who oppresses another or others.
      1. (Informal) One who rules a country with absolute power; dictator
      2. A forceful or brutal person, usually applied to a ruler or tyrant.
      3. A powerful, influential political figure who exercises leadership and control by force.
      1. A practitioner or supporter of such a government.
      2. An advocate of totalitarianism.
      3. A person who favors such a government or state
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    over

  2. One who imposes or favors absolute obedience to authority

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    over

Another word for tyrant

Noun
  1. See also:

    dictator