Despot

Definition of Despot

Des´pot
n.1.A master; a lord; especially, an absolute or irresponsible ruler or sovereign.
Irresponsible power in human hands so naturally leads to it, that cruelty has become associated with despot and tyrant.
- C. J. Smith.
2.One who rules regardless of a constitution or laws; a tyrant.

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Simon Legree, absolute monarch, absolute ruler, all-powerful ruler, arrogator, autarch, autocrat, caesar, commissar, czar, dictator, disciplinarian, driver, duce, hard master, martinet, oligarch, pharaoh, slave driver, stickler, strong man, usurper, warlord
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