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oppressor

noun

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a person who uses power or authority in a cruel, unjust, or harmful way
  • the dictatorship had scarcely been overthrown when the formerly oppressed suddenly abandoned their democratic ideals and became the oppressors

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“Oppressor.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/oppressor. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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