autocrat


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autocrat

a ruler who possesses absolute and unrestricted authority
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This favour was dispensed to you from under an overbearing scowl, which is the true expression of the great autocrat when he has made up his mind to give a battering to some ships and to hunt certain others home in one breath of cruelty and benevolence, equally distracting.
Why, my dear sir, that cameleopard is no other than Antiochus Epiphanes, Antiochus the Illustrious, King of Syria, and the most potent of all the autocrats of the East
Summary: Lima [Peru], Dec 25 (ANI): Former autocrat Alberto Fujimori has been pardoned in an announcement made by Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski on the Christmas Eve.
The complexities of Zimbabwe made this the most unusual of overthrows when it took a peculiar mix of military coup, political revolt, constitutional action and public protests to persuade the dogged autocrat to go.
We have Russia ruled by what can only be called an autocrat, an unpredictable autocrat.
The phrasing was nicer than that, but this was the basic idea, and just the sort of first step that dictators like to take toward cementing themselves as Autocrat for Life).
Libya's chaos, five years after the uprising that led to the ousting and killing of long-time autocrat Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, has allowed IS to take control of several cities.
She bred Jamr, a Group 3 winner in Abu Dhabi last year after racking up four victories in Meydan handicaps, and Autocrat, who won four races.
Failed attempts themselves may change outcomes; an autocrat who survives an assassination attempt may crack down on opposition groups, leading a country further from democracy.
Except for Tunisia (the only Arab country whose autocrat was also a modernizer), that awakening fizzled out.
The extent of moral corruption in diplomatic relations with Egypt is becoming more repulsive each day; with so called consolidated democracies' unprecedented efforts to make the notorious autocrat that is called Al-Sisi feel "welcome" in world's capitals.
The protests were staged to mark the fourth anniversary of the 2011 uprising that toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak, and came a day after a female protester was shot dead while participating in a peaceful protest in downtown Cairo.