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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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In an authoritarian or tyrannical manner.

Usage examples (38)
  • ” he called despotically, and the teamster obeyed mechanically.
  • French events in his small, despotically governed South
  • An idea by which your will is swayed still more despotically.
  • These priests reigned despotically about eight hundred years. for more
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