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despot
used in Arrowsmith

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a ruler with absolute power — especially one who abuses that power
  • The man whose social rank was next to his own— the Hon. Cecil Eric George Twyford, a lean, active, high-nosed despot who owned and knew rod by snakewrithing rod some ten thousand acres of cane in St. Swithin's Parish—Twyford said that His Excellency was a "potty and snoring fool," and versions of the opinion came not too slowly to Fairlamb.
    Chapter 31 (25% in)

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