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  • 1Despotical — Despotic Des*pot ic, Despotical Des*pot ic*al, a. [Gr. despotiko s: cf. F. despotique.] Having the character of, or pertaining to, a despot; absolute in power; possessing and abusing unlimited power; evincing despotism; tyrannical; arbitrary.… …

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  • 2despotical — adjective Despotic. Syn: despotic …

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  • 3despotical — adj. tyrannical, autocratic; of or pertaining to a despot or despotism …

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  • 4despotical — a. See despotic …

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  • 5despotical — des·pot·i·cal …

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  • 6despotical — adjective belonging to or having the characteristics of a despot • Syn: ↑despotic • Pertains to noun: ↑despot, ↑despot (for: ↑despotic) • Derivationally related forms: ↑de …

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  • 7despotic — adjective 1. belonging to or having the characteristics of a despot • Syn: ↑despotical • Pertains to noun: ↑despot (for: ↑despotical), ↑despot • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …

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  • 8Despotic — Des*pot ic, Despotical Des*pot ic*al, a. [Gr. despotiko s: cf. F. despotique.] Having the character of, or pertaining to, a despot; absolute in power; possessing and abusing unlimited power; evincing despotism; tyrannical; arbitrary. {Des*pot… …

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  • 9Despotically — Despotic Des*pot ic, Despotical Des*pot ic*al, a. [Gr. despotiko s: cf. F. despotique.] Having the character of, or pertaining to, a despot; absolute in power; possessing and abusing unlimited power; evincing despotism; tyrannical; arbitrary.… …

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  • 10Despoticalness — Despotic Des*pot ic, Despotical Des*pot ic*al, a. [Gr. despotiko s: cf. F. despotique.] Having the character of, or pertaining to, a despot; absolute in power; possessing and abusing unlimited power; evincing despotism; tyrannical; arbitrary.… …

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  • 11Philip II of Spain — Philip II King of Naples Reign 25 July 1554 – 13 September 1598 Predecessor …

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  • 12Two Treatises of Government — Infobox Book name = Two Treatises of Government title orig = translator = image caption = Title page from the first edition author = John Locke illustrator = cover artist = country = England language = English series = subject = Political… …

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  • 13despotic — despotically, adv. /di spot ik/, adj. of, pertaining to, or of the nature of a despot or despotism; autocratic; tyrannical. Also, despotical. [1640 50; < F despotique < Gk despotikós. See DESPOT, IC] * * * …

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  • 14Burgundy — • In medieval times respectively a kingdom and a duchy, later a province of France Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Burgundy     Burgundy      …

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  • 15despoticalness — noun The state or quality of being despotical …

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  • 16despotic — adjective /dɛsˈpɒt.ɪk,dəˈspɒt.ɪk,dɛsˈpɑt.ɪk/ a) Of or pertaining to a despot or tyrant. This despotic age of the empire ended in a revolt. b) Acting or ruling as a despot, tyrannical. The despotic king dissolved the parliament, and took personal&#8230; …

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  • 17Illegality — (Roget s Thesaurus) &GT;Absence or violation of law. &LT; N PARAG:Illegality &GT;N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 lawlessness lawlessness Sgm: N 1 illicitness illicitness Sgm: N 1 breach of law breach of law violation of law Sgm: N 1 disobedience disobedience …

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  • 18despotic — 1640s, from Fr. despotique (14c.), from Gk. despotikos, from despotes (see DESPOT (Cf. despot)). Related: Despotical; despotically …

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  • 19despotic — a.; (also despotical) 1. Absolute, imperious, autocratic. 2. Tyrannical, tyrannous, arbitrary, oppressive …

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  • 20masterly — a. 1. Skilful, clever, dexterous, expert, adroit, excellent, finished. 2. Imperious, domineering, arbitrary, despotical …

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