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Afraid to spit if some Washington bureaucrat wagged a finger.

I think that every bureaucrat is an outsider and was always such.

People are dirty, so the bureaucrat says, let us make them wash.

The bureaucrat was as short in his address as he was in his stature.

The wealthy and the educated know how to placate the bureaucrat and get what they want.

His rule will be that of thought and of commerce, not that of the bureaucrat and the soldier.

He was more of a bureaucrat and a lawyer than a diplomat or statesman.

He had not that artistic sense of his medium which distinguishes the statesman from the bureaucrat.

If I had known of the order, short work would have been made of the bureaucrat who issued it.

The person to whom we made this declaration was cold and impenetrable as became a bureaucrat.

WORD ORIGIN

1839, from French bureaucrate (19c.); see bureaucracy.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BUREAUCRAT

administrator

nounperson who manages organization
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