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Many parts of Paris were this way until the interventions of Baron Haussmann, whose 19th-century redesign was made possible with the force of a military strongman.

The responsibility lies with a strongman regime that has ignored all caution.

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If you see a new politician on the rise and want to know if this person has authoritarian leanings and could become a strongman, watch to see if he portrays himself as a victim.

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The cult of victimhood is a fundamental part of the strongman.

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The most successful strongmen have all known how to do this.

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The New York Daily News declared that “Russian strongman Vladimir Putin has unleashed a weapon of mass distraction.”

Egyptian strongman al Sisi may be more intent on obliterating Hamas than the Israelis are.

As Egyptians go to the polls, the election of a new strongman is a foregone conclusion.

Naw Kham held his ground, and became the undisputed local strongman.

Björnsson is an Icelandic strongman competitor who won the 2011 Strongest Man in Iceland contest.

Back of the Refresher, at about eye-level, are three Venusian coconuts that a Hittite strongman threw there during a major brawl.

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On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to strongman, such as: autocrat, despot, tyrant, absolutist, adviser, and authoritarian.

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

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