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despot

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a person who uses power or authority in a cruel, unjust, or harmful way
  • the despot exiled political dissidents to remote labor camps, where they were left to rot

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“Despot.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/despot. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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