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synonyms for police state

  • brute force
  • despotism
  • rule of terror
  • totalitarian government
  • totalitarian regime
  • totalitarianism
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How to use police state in a sentence

If we can free this State of Yankees, we will accomplish more than your armies down south have.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
If Mac had been alone he would have made the post by sundown, for the Mounted Police rode picked horses, the best money could buy.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Walls End Castle, when the party broke up, returned to its normal state.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The next morning he came rushing into the office, in a violent state of excitement.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
He could not tell what I meant by secrets of state, where an enemy or some rival nation were not in the case.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
From the very first of the war their work was to help exterminate the guerrilla bands which infested the State.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
A similar state had occurred that 'Karnak night' of a long ten days ago, though he had not understood it then.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
And this college course I have sketched should, in the modern state, pass insensibly into adult mental activities.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
He was a member of the first provincial congress, and eighteen years lieutenant governor of the state of New York.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
I had it put in order whilst you were in London; it was a shame to let a sacred place remain in such a state.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO POLICE STATE

  • National Socialism
  • dictatorship
  • fascism
  • police state
  • totalitarianism
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.