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despot
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • The more the Party is powerful, the less it will be tolerant: the weaker the opposition, the tighter the despotism.

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  • He was elected as a constitutional president, but quickly became a despot.
  • Today’s benign dictator is replaced by tomorrow’s despot.

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