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.
Captain Davenport was an autocrat of the sea, fearing no man, never bridling his tongue, and now he found himself unable to curse in the presence of this old man with the feminine brown eyes and the voice of a dove.
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!
Tahrir square was the center of the 2011 uprising that toppled the country's long-serving autocrat Hosni Mubarak.
Andanar hit Hasan for calling Duterte an 'autocrat' and for his 'exaggerated' figures on the death toll in the government's war on drugs.
Summary: Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], May 1 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is using patriotism as a cover to become autocrat, said Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday.
And invariably, he is either a paranoid autocrat or a decisive democrat.
The damage done by Trump's autocrat envy to America's image and influence cannot be overestimated.
The 21st-Century autocrat asserts himself as a legitimate alternative to perceived shortcomings in democracy and representative government.
However, we have to recognise that a fascination with the democratic almost often coexists with a deep curiosity about why the autocrat endures.The arrival of Bobi Wine is, therefore, opportune because it comes at a time when Museveni has become something essential to Africa's politics the stereotypical Big Man, with awkward moments (spitting into a napkin on TV or peculiar fashion sense), violent moods and strange statements.
One example of a problem personality is the autocrat: a person who insists on full control over the entire environment, from personnel to projects, barking out orders and insisting on immediate compliance, with no second guessing.
We know that Kim is a tough, ruthless autocrat who is willing to kill his own relatives.