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He had worked for many years in the Middle East and Africa, dealing with warlords and autocrats who could become new clients for Ukrainian weapons and aircraft.
EXCLUSIVE: DOCUMENTS REVEAL ERIK PRINCE'S $10 BILLION PLAN TO MAKE WEAPONS AND CREATE A PRIVATE ARMY IN UKRAINESIMON SHUSTER/KYIVJULY 7, 2021TIME
It’s a sucker punch that has worked for teenagers and autocrats alike for millennia.
MOSCOW'S LONG HISTORY OF TURNING THE TABLES ON WASHINGTON WHEN IT COMES TO HUMAN RIGHTSPHILIP ELLIOTTJUNE 17, 2021TIME
In his plays, you always have the autocrats, who want to control others, and then you have the purer people, usually younger characters, like Hamlet, who propose love, who pursue a humanitarian vision against them.
‘HAMLET/HORATIO’ QUEERS THE BARDJOHN PAUL KINGMAY 13, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Unless you’re confident that no autocrat or hermit king with nuclear weapons and a button in reach won’t do something impulsive, storing the Earth’s genetic essence for safekeeping does not seem like a completely insane idea.
WHY WE SHOULD BE SPENDING MORE ON SPACE TRAVELJEFFREY KLUGERAPRIL 12, 2021TIME
The whole drama, the body language, the flags and the onslaught, was borrowed from other dramas — genuine displays of revolutionary fervor against autocrats, authentic acts protesting illegitimate governments.
THE CAPITOL MOB IMAGES SHOULDN’T SURPRISE YOU. OPEN INSURRECTION WAS ALWAYS WHERE WE WERE HEADED.PHILIP KENNICOTTJANUARY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It was the case with the agricultural communities of the southern United States, whose Mico was at once high priest and autocrat.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
Humble as Lecamus seemed to the outer world, he was despotic in his own home; there he was an autocrat.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
She has always had the germ of the ruler and autocrat in her soul.
FAIR TO LOOK UPONMARY BELLE FREELEY
The Irish Minister for Agriculture by no means rules as an autocrat.
HOME RULEHAROLD SPENDER
It was curious how he was growing to be a kind of autocrat in the village; and how unconscious he was of it.
MY LADY LUDLOWELIZABETH GASKELL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 26, 2021
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WORDS RELATED TO AUTOCRAT

  • autocrat
  • crowned head
  • despot
  • emperor
  • empress
  • king
  • majesty
  • potentate
  • prince
  • princess
  • queen
  • sovereign
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