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strongman

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a person who uses power or authority in a cruel, unjust, or harmful way
  • a Latin-American strongman who basically treated his nation's coffers as his personal bank account

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“Strongman.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/strongman. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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