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synonyms for tyrants

  • autocrat
  • bully
  • despot
  • dictator
  • oppressor
  • Hitler
  • Stalin
  • absolutist
  • authoritarian
  • inquisitor
  • martinet
  • absolute ruler
  • slave driver
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How to use tyrants in a sentence

The daughter of Madame Roland succeeded in escaping the fury of the tyrants of the Revolution.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
Religion but too often forms licentious, immoral tyrants, obeyed by slaves who are obliged to conform to their views.
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
It is true that the Grecians have not known the Divine right of tyrants or usurpers over their native country.
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
Are there not haughty tyrants with no fear of God in their hearts, who must be overthrown by a Christian cavalier?
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
Nothing is rarer than atheistical princes, and nothing more common than very bad and very religious tyrants.
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
The way in which men are brought up makes them useful but to the clergy, who blind them, and to the tyrants, who plunder them.
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
Theological fables are useful but to tyrants, who do not understand the art of ruling over reasonable beings.
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
It was governed for a short time by tyrants, sons of Cratippus, about the period of the Mithridatic war.
THE GEOGRAPHY OF STRABO, VOLUME III (OF 3)STRABO
Afterwards superstitious persons were appointed to the priesthood, and then tyrants.
THE GEOGRAPHY OF STRABO, VOLUME III (OF 3)STRABO
Till half a patriot, half a coward, grown, We fly from meaner tyrants to the throne.
LANDHOLDING IN ENGLANDJOSEPH FISHER
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