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despot (noun) a tyrannical ruler.

A person who rules with complete power and who uses his power to cause suffering to his people is a despot. For example, Hitler was a despot. A powerful person treating others cruelly is a despot. A despot never heeds to others' advice, and acts on their own.

  • The despot was so merciless that even on a mere suspicion of treachery, he would order the hanging of a person.
  • Unable to bear any longer the despot's cruel and tyrannical rule, people rebelled, pulled him down, and beheaded him.
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