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tyranny
used in Frankenstein

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Definition
to control others harshly and unfairly; or a form of government with such control
  • Having conquered the violence of his feelings, he appeared to despise himself for being the slave of passion; and quelling the dark tyranny of despair, he led me again to converse concerning myself personally.
    Introductory Letters (83% in)
  • The generous nature of Safie was outraged by this command; she attempted to expostulate with her father, but he left her angrily, reiterating his tyrannical mandate.
    Chapter 14 (83% in)

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