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Noun
A government in which a single ruler (a tyrant) has absolute power
“The most unscrupulous government does not usually cover up its tyranny and aggressions by Pharisaic mummeries.”
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Prolonged cruel or unjust treatment, especially through the exercise of authority
“The movement's first manifesto declared that they were subversives committed to opposing tyranny.”
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Effective control over something
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Hostility and ill-treatment, especially because of race or political or religious beliefs
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The act of enslaving or the state of being a slave
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High-handedness
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A psychopathological condition characterized by delusional fantasies of wealth, power, or omnipotence
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The unfair or inefficient conduct of the affairs of a country or state
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An unjust or unfair act
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