- 1. tyrannize, tyrannise, domineer, strong-arm, bully, browbeat, bullyrag, ballyrag, boss around, hector, push around
- usage: rule or exercise power over (somebody) in a cruel and autocratic manner; "her husband and mother-in-law tyrannize her"
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- 1. domineering (vs. submissive), authoritarian, dictatorial, overbearing, autocratic, bossy, dominating, high-and-mighty, magisterial, peremptory, blustery, bullying, cavalier, high-handed, heavy-handed, roughshod, oppressive, tyrannical, tyrannous, immodest
- usage: tending to domineer
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