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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Measuring stick consisting of a strip of wood or metal or plastic with a straight edge that is used for drawing straight lines and measuring lengths; A person who reigns, governs or commands.

Usage examples (33)
  • You must welcome change as the rule but not as your ruler.
  • Tyranny - a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
  • A great ruler is someone who is great at being a ruler.
  • No self-serving ruler is mentioned in those seven words. for more
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