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noun as in person who dictates, oppresses

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The premise was simple: satire is devastating against tyrants.

There is no middle ground in submitting our sacred rights to the whims of foreign tyrants.

However it is that she got there, we know the reign of the tyrants at Grady Memorial is coming to a close.

The son and grandson of tyrants, but educated in Switzerland?

After all, anything made of plastic uses petroleum, which is produced by lots of tyrants around the world.

The daughter of Madame Roland succeeded in escaping the fury of the tyrants of the Revolution.

Religion but too often forms licentious, immoral tyrants, obeyed by slaves who are obliged to conform to their views.

It is true that the Grecians have not known the Divine right of tyrants or usurpers over their native country.

Are there not haughty tyrants with no fear of God in their hearts, who must be overthrown by a Christian cavalier?

Nothing is rarer than atheistical princes, and nothing more common than very bad and very religious tyrants.


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tyrants, such as: oppressor, autocrat, dictator, bully, despot, and authoritarian.

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