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despotic

adjective

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1 exercising power or authority without interference by others
  • a nation ruled by a series of despotic rulers, each seemingly worse than the last

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The first known use of despotic was in 1604

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“Despotic.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/despotic. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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