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autocracy
used in The Adventures of Augie March

5 uses
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Definition
a political system governed by a single individual
  • He was a man who needed someone beside him continually; the things that had to be done for him made him autocratic.
    Chapter 5 (19% in)
  • She was as wrinkled as an old paper bag, an autocrat, hard-shelled and Jesuitical, a pouncy old hawk of a Bolshevik, her small ribboned gray feet immobile on the shoekit and stool Simon had made in the manual-training class, dingy old wool Winnie whose bad smell filled the flat on the cushion beside her.
    Chapter 1 (37% in)
  • Selfish, jealous, autocratic, carp-mouth, and hypocritical.
    Chapter 6 (73% in)
  • Also his face was larger, and rude, autocratic.
    Chapter 21 (13% in)
  • Nevertheless, with his autocratic blue eyes darkening, he looked at me and asked, "Augie, you don't think you're superior to me because you have no money, do you?"
    Chapter 21 (17% in)

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