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despot
used in 1984 by Orwell

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Definition
a ruler with absolute power — especially one who abuses that power
  • The more the Party is powerful, the less it will be tolerant: the weaker the opposition, the tighter the despotism.
    p. 268.4
  • The command of the old despotisms was "Thou shalt not".
    p. 255.6

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