despot

[ des-puh t, -pot ]SEE DEFINITION OF despot

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Other arts were employed by the despot for the attainment of his desires.

The legislator must purify them, and if he be not a despot he will find this task to be a difficult one.

Isn't it almost enough to justify a man like Rossi that he has to meet a despot like that?

He had dethroned the despot, and the honors were his by right of conquest.

Or if there is a despot, 'tis the king's jester, who laughs at the king as well as all his subjects.

His tone was exactly that of a despot dismissing his slaves.

It was to her that for which a despot is recorded to have longed in vain—a new pleasure.

And down with the power of the despot,Wherever his strongholds may be.

"Oh, I don't mean this guy's a tyrant or despot," he added quickly.

At command of that minute despot I began to toil frenziedly.

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