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synonyms for tyrannize

  • dictate
  • dominate
  • domineer
  • persecute
  • trample
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antonyms for tyrannize

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  • follow
  • submit
  • surrender
  • yield
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How to use tyrannize in a sentence

An old gentleman says, he is the last man in the world to tyrannize over a daughter's affections.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
The opposition charged the government with a desire to subvert the constitution of Jamaica, and to tyrannize over the colonists.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
Now, dear, you remember that I prophesied long ago that Mr. Meeks would tyrannize over you hand and foot, if you let him.
SOUTHERN HEARTSFLORENCE HULL WINTERBURN
After a period of that fearful ordeal when children tyrannize for romances that will not come, her mind grew mutinous and balked.
THE CUP OF FURYRUPERT HUGHES
Have not you, you priests, in the West exalted yourselves to tyrannize over the consciences of your fellow-men?
AKBARP. A. S. VAN LIMBURG-BROUWER
What right has Britain to tyrannize on the ocean, and prescribe limits to our trade?
ABRIDGEMENT OF THE DEBATES OF CONGRESS, FROM 1789 TO 1856 (4 OF 16 VOL.)VARIOUS
I thought that all servants would be afraid of me, and that all grown-up people would tyrannize over me.
CASHEL BYRON'S PROFESSIONGEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Something had told him from the very beginning that he would not be able to tyrannize over this newcomer.
ELIZABETH'S CAMPAIGNMRS. HUMPHREY WARD
If the present should not make one forget the past, neither should the past tyrannize over the present.
THE GIRL OF THE PERIOD AND OTHER SOCIAL ESSAYS, VOL. II (OF 2)ELIZA LYNN LINTON
Old poisons that had spoiled his life in many ways and that he thought he had conquered crept back to tyrannize over him.
GREEN VALLEYKATHARINE REYNOLDS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TYRANNIZE

  • browbeat
  • bulldoze
  • dominate
  • domineer
  • dragoon
  • oppress
  • order around
  • push around
  • tyrannize
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