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tyrant

noun

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a person who uses power or authority in a cruel, unjust, or harmful way
  • the people universally feared the tyrant, who was notorious for his frequent use of torture

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The first known use of tyrant was in the 14th century

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“Tyrant.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tyrant. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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