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synonyms for tyrannical

  • authoritarian
  • autocratic
  • brutal
  • cruel
  • dictatorial
  • domineering
  • overbearing
  • repressive
  • ruthless
  • totalitarian
  • demanding
  • harsh
  • heavy-handed
  • ironhanded
  • mean
  • tough
  • unjust
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  • compassionate
  • considerate
  • democratic
  • gentle
  • kind
  • nice
  • sympathetic
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How to use tyrannical in a sentence

He has shaken up the British establishment with his radical acts of civil disobedience, aggressively pushed for change in global attitudes about homosexuality, and stood up against tyrannical world leaders – and he’s done it all from the front lines.
LEGENDARY ACTIVIST GETS HIS DUE IN ‘HATING PETER TATCHELL’JOHN PAUL KINGJUNE 15, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
It is no accident that the initial discussions about overthrowing Michigan’s so-called tyrannical governor started at a Second Amendment rally in June.
PLOT TO KIDNAP MICHIGAN’S GOVERNOR GREW FROM THE MILITIA MOVEMENT’S TOXIC MIX OF CONSTITUTIONAL FALSEHOODS AND HALF-TRUTHSLGBTQ-EDITOROCTOBER 13, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
"Working men have been hit very hard by the tyrannical Budget," announces a morning paper.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 158, APRIL 28, 1920VARIOUS
These Fincastle Resolutions also included strong written opposition to English tyrannical power.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
Scarborough drank more beer than he had done the day before, and was more tyrannical than ever.
DIGBY HEATHCOTEW.H.G. KINGSTON
For more than five years past war had been in the land, the struggle for freedom against a blind and tyrannical government.
THE LIGHT THAT LURESPERCY BREBNER
Mean and tyrannical—those who deal with her, must be tools or enemies,—I choose the latter alternative.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
It is impossible for the worshippers of a tyrannical, partial, and cruel God to practise the duties of justice and philanthropy.
LETTERS TO EUGENIAPAUL HENRI THIRY HOLBACH
He is a sort of celestial Absalom—vicious, tyrannical, rebellious; but secure of ultimate pardon and rehabilitation.
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
This Order has been stigmatized by New England writers as most tyrannical and oppressive.
THE LOYALISTS OF AMERICA AND THEIR TIMES, VOL. 1 OF 2EGERTON RYERSON
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WORDS RELATED TO TYRANNICAL

  • absolutist
  • arbitrary
  • authoritarian
  • autocratic
  • autonomous
  • despotic
  • dictatorial
  • full
  • monocratic
  • preeminent
  • sovereign
  • supreme
  • totalitarian
  • tyrannical
  • tyrannous
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