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How to use tyrannous in a sentence

Her nerves and blood were troubled again by the ungovernable, tyrannous impulse of her power.
THE CREATORSMAY SINCLAIR
We all know that if they got the upper hand they would be far more cruel and more tyrannous than the whites have been.
A ROVING COMMISSIONG. A. HENTY
Propensities, tendencies, habits, were as dead leaves upon the tyrannous wind of his imaginative ascendency.
TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLESTHOMAS HARDY
If the tyrannous day of our fathers had but possessed the means of these our more diffident times!
CERES' RUNAWAYALICE MEYNELL
You would, then, naturally imagine that the persons who made this abominable system had also made some tyrannous use of it.
THE WORKS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EDMUND BURKE, VOL. XI. (OF 12)EDMUND BURKE
The tyrannous Mr. Hinkel had something to say when McKenzie came up on the poop ten minutes after the bell had tolled.
THE VIKING BLOODFREDERICK WILLIAM WALLACE
To me, owing to some mysterious change that I cannot explain, the clock had ceased to be a tyrannous and hateful monster.
THE BLUE GERMMARTIN SWAYNE
So she continued to wage war within her household, more constantly vexatious to her husband, more tyrannous to her servants.
HUBERT'S WIFEMINNIE MARY LEE
The roots of that disease were not, as a circular from a mine manager had said, in the "tyrannous labour unions."
THIRTYHOWARD VINCENT O'BRIEN
If a tyrannous and ungodly Queen reign, godly persons “have example and consolation in the case of Athaliah.”
JOHN KNOX AND THE REFORMATIONANDREW LANG
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TYRANNOUS

  • bestial
  • bloodthirsty
  • brutal
  • coldhearted
  • hard
  • heartless
  • hurtful
  • implacable
  • inhumane
  • merciless
  • monstrous
  • pitiless
  • relentless
  • remorseless
  • ruthless
  • tyrannous
  • uncaring
  • unfeeling
  • unpitying
  • unrelenting
  • unsparing
  • vengeful
  • vindictive
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