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tyrannical

ty·ran·ni·cal

tyrannical

 
 
pronunciation:
t rae nih kl [or] taI rae nih kl
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part of speech: adjective
definition: imposing one's will on others by threat or force; despotic; oppressive.
The tyrannical king forced the nobles to give up much of their land.Our tyrannical office manager won't even allow us to get a new pencil without asking.
synonyms:
authoritarian, autocratic, despotic, dictatorial, domineering, Draconian, imperious, oppressive, tyrannous
similar words:
absolute, arbitrary, brutal, fascist, hard, high-handed, overbearing, repressive, ruthless, severe, totalitarian
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derivations: tyrannic (adj.), tyrannically (adv.)