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Synonyms for czar

a male monarch or emperor (especially of Russia prior to 1917)

a person having great power

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As Czar and Messeka confirm, many consumer fraud lawsuits originate as counterclaims in cases commenced by the contractor.
The situation got so bad, a group of influential men, including a cousin of the Czar, assassinated Rasputin in December 1916.
However, Moscow Patriarch Alexei said it would be impossible to make saints of 16th-century czar Ivan the Terrible, who ordered the deaths of several clergymen, and Rasputin, whose insidious influence over the family of Czar Nicholas II was a factor in the downfall of the Russian monarchy.
They've been angling for one ever since their colleagues in England found that their heart czar was pushing their agenda forward by leaps and bounds.
Perhaps even more disturbing than the distorted message of the ONDCP ads is the fact that the drug czar seems to have no qualms selling his agenda to the public.
Let's hope that one of the first steps taken by new AIDS czar Scott Evertz is to revamp the Web site for the White House Office of National AIDS Policy.
The Salt Lake Tribune came under fire last month after the newspaper ran a story about a 41-year-old "porn czar," who also happened to be a virgin.
It's not so much that we need a children's czar, it's that we should have had one years before.
It launched Royal Czar Vodka Ice in July which has already sold a million bottles and should sell two million by the end of the year.
The classic historical example is the religious charlatan, Rasputin, who briefly gained control of Russia by influencing Czar Nicholas II and, it is said, particularly the Czar's wife, Alexandra.
Then, in 1931, the nation's first drug czar, Harry Anslinger, was appointed to head the newly reorganized Federal Bureau of Narcotic and Dangerous Drugs by his future uncle-in-law and Secretary of the Treasury, Andrew Mellon.
A burst of liberalism in the 1860s (when the Russian serfs were freed two years before the American slaves), ended after revolutionaries assassinated Czar Alexander II on a Petersburg street in 1881.
With subdued pomp and circumstance, the russian people finally bury czar Nicholas II and his family, who were assassinated by the Bolsheviks in 1918.
A new genetic analysis may finally allow former Russian Czar Nicholas Romanov II to rest in peace.