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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Rule or exercise power over (somebody) in a cruel and autocratic manner; Rule a country as a dictator.

Usage examples (35)
  • Her husband and mother-in-law tyrannize her
  • They had decided against the idea on the grounds that rich Chinese would "tyrannize" the poor Chinese and treat them far worse than did the Dutch.
  • Then doe they tyrannize at their owne rude swindges,
  • Insurers tyrannize doctors, they tyrannize patients. for more
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