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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • v. To rule over or control arbitrarily or arrogantly; tyrannize.
  • verb-intransitive. To exercise arbitrary or arrogant rule or control.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • v. To rule over or control arbitrarily or arrogantly; to tyrannize.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • v. To rule with insolence or arbitrary sway; to play the master; to be overbearing; to tyrannize; to bluster; to swell with conscious superiority or haughtiness; -- often with over.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • To rule in an overbearing or arrogant manner; have or get the upper hand.
  • To give orders or directions in an arrogant, blustering manner; make an overbearing assertion of authority; play the master: often with over.
  • Synonyms To tyrannize.
  • To swagger, lord it.
  • To govern; sway; influence.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • v. rule or exercise power over (somebody) in a cruel and autocratic manner
  • Antonym
    Verb Form
    Words that are more generic or abstract
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    Words with the same meaning
    tyrannize    bluster    lord   
    Words with the same terminal sound
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