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martinet

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formal a person who is very strict and demands obedience from others
  • The prison's warden was a cruel martinet.

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“Martinet.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/martinet. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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