Synonyms for oligarchy
- reign of terror
Antonyms for oligarchy
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OLIGARCHY
Thus much of the origin,—let us next consider the evils of oligarchy.
Tyranny springs from democracy much as democracy springs from oligarchy.
Such, then, is the form and such are the evils of oligarchy; and there may be many other evils.
Ought I not to begin by describing how the change from timocracy to oligarchy arises?
And this, speaking generally, is the way in which oligarchy is established.
Well, I said, and how does the change from oligarchy into democracy arise?
Do you mean some form of democracy, or oligarchy, or aristocracy, or monarchy?
What constitution shall we give—democracy, oligarchy, or aristocracy?'
By another stroke he converted the oligarchy of Byzantium into a democracy.
The explanation is that they had been an oligarchy, not of power or duty, but of self-indulgence.