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despot
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Gone with the Wind
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  • They all ran out to the front porch and saw the tall grizzled old despot of Aunt Pitty’s house climbing down from a rat-tailed nag on which a section of quilting had been strapped.

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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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