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tyrannical

adjective
variants: also tyrannic

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1 exercising power or authority without interference by others
  • a tyrannical ruler whose terrible reign was marked by unceasing violence

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The first known use of tyrannical was in the 15th century

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“Tyrannical.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tyrannical. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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