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despotic

des·pot·ic

despotic

pronunciation:
dih spa tihk
part of speech: adjective
definition: of or resembling a tyrant; autocratic or dictatorial.
The revolutionaries sought to overthrow their despotic ruler.
similar words:
arbitrary, autocratic, dictatorial, oppressive, overbearing, totalitarian, tyrannical
derivations: despotical (adj.), despotically (adv.)