Noun(1) a cruel and oppressive dictator
(1) Whereas the former was a Machiavellian autocrat with a fascist background, the latter is a straightforward, consensus-driven and politically moderate.(2) They established a framework for a strongly authoritarian government and placed no limitations on the powers of the autocrat .(3) It has been suggested so far that the more popular or media-centred depiction of the prime minister as an autocrat may be more of a caricature than an accurate portrait.(4) And he was, if you like, an absolute autocrat , a ruler.(5) Harvey totally looked and acted the role of bureaucratic autocrat .(6) On the other hand, if it all goes wrong, he might turn out to be just one more erratic autocrat relying on nationalist rhetoric and the spoils system to stay in power.(7) The rights of individuals are no longer inalienable, nor are their persons inviolable; all depends on the good will of the Commander, the military autocrat .(8) An autocrat like Genghis Khan who imposes his will on others, without any reference to principles, does not operate in the realm of justice.(9) Peace required a deeply conservative political order, built on a single party, run by a paternal autocrat .(10) Like every autocrat who has ever seized power, she insisted that she had no alternative but to sack a corrupt and treacherous government.(11) The ageing autocrat obviously intended to remain in power at any cost and by any means.(12) Mind, one would not call them politicians; one would call them despots, or autocrats .(13) The fact that the extremists and autocrats have had to resort now to unspeakable violence shows how much they have failed to win the war of ideas.(14) It will always contain dictators, autocrats and murderous opportunists who will seek power and its spoils without regard for the death and suffering of others.(15) Political leaders, especially autocrats and dictators, have always used writing for propaganda purposes.(16) We understand we are making the terrorists, dictators and autocrats nervous.
1. absolute ruler ::
2. dictator ::
3. despot ::
4. tyrant ::
Different Formsautocrat, autocratic, autocrats
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