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Synonyms of tyrant

Noun


1. tyrant, autocrat, despot, dictator, potentate

usage: a cruel and oppressive dictator

2. tyrant, ruler, swayer

usage: in ancient Greece, a ruler who had seized power without legal right to it

3. tyrant, person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul

usage: any person who exercises power in a cruel way; "his father was a tyrant"

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