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Ironically, its members—a group of eastern North Carolina yeomen—believed themselves to be responding to a tyrannical conspiracy against Protestant liberty, and in resistance against forced military service.
THE RISE AND FALL OF A DANGEROUS POLITICAL MOVEMENT IN REVOLUTIONARY AMERICABRENDAN MCCONVILLESEPTEMBER 28, 2021TIME
Realizing how short life is, lots of employees are opting to leave their job rather than endure the low pay or a tyrannical supervisor — or both.
THE EMMYS WEREN’T WRONG. MANY DREAM OF HAVING A BOSS LIKE TED LASSO.MICHELLE SINGLETARYSEPTEMBER 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TYRANNICAL

  • callous
  • draconian
  • harsh
  • intemperate
  • pitiless
  • rigorous
  • ruthless
  • savage
  • severe
  • tyrannical
  • unfeeling
  • unkind
  • unmerciful
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