Examples of despotic in a Sentence
a nation ruled by a series of despotic rulers, each seemingly worse than the last
the despotic coach demands that his players obey him without question
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And diplomats are scraping together plans for an once-unthinkable meeting with North Korea's despotic leader.
Another Story of the World In this appealing satire from Uruguay, a history teacher challenges the authority of his small town's mendacious and despotic military governor by teaching alternative facts.
What is ridiculous and despotic is when courts radically reinterpret the text to conform to contemporary norms or fads.
Orïsha used to be steeped in magic, but a despotic king ripped magic from the land and slaughtered the magic users, or maji.
There has been no discussion over whether to shave or not to shave for the [Justice League] reshoots, simply a relentless campaign to put an end to the seemingly inexorable conquest of this despotic ‘stache.
These were still traditional revolutions in many respects, with brave, mostly young citizens taking on corrupt and despotic regimes.
Prior to the events of the book, Orïsha had been home to maji, individuals with supernatural powers gifted to them by gods, but a despotic king outlawed magic and destroyed almost all the maji.
The Last King of Scotland’ recreated the despotic 1970s rule of President Idi Amin, while Lupita Nyong’o played the mother of a chess prodigy in Disney’s ‘Queen of Katwe,’ which takes its title from a Kampala neighborhood.
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