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The widespread mocking of fuel prices served to create a middle-class “common sense” that the UPA was a time of exceptional misrule and corruption.

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A decade ago, Afghans were exhausted by years of war and misrule.

Pan and Dionysos: the gods of sensual misrule were his muses.

I find that some captains have begun to give money at the next port, instead of permitting this day of misrule.

With the Bourbons it was hoped a better era had opened, but it was only exchanging one form of misrule for another.

It was from no ill-will towards the Church that he did something to repair the ecclesiastical misrule.

They already furnish an exhilarating example of the difference between free governments and despotic misrule.

We have no "lords of misrule" now; or, if we have, they are of a much less innocent and pacific character.

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On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to misrule, such as: anarchy, lawlessness, ataxia, confusion, derangement, and disarrangement.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.