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expecting unquestioning obedience

characteristic of an absolute ruler or absolute rule

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He was slightly annoyed, and in his capacity as leader of the expedition, inclined to be dictatorial.
More important were his dogmatism of opinion, his intense prejudices, and the often seemingly brutal dictatorial violence with which he enforced them.
Charles had been kind in undertaking the funeral arrangements and in telling him to eat his breakfast, but the boy as he grew up was a little dictatorial, and assumed the post of chairman too readily.
Therefore," resumed the old gentleman, in a dictatorial tone, "you shall have her, and he shall not.
He further said that people are afraid of taking action against the dictatorial forces.
But, it pays more when a leader adopts only one standard, not double or triple in exercising dictatorial leadership, lest it will never be effective,' the senator added.
In a speech before communist rebels on Wednesday night, Duterte said that, if it not for his dictatorial style, the country wouldn't have made any progress.
Because whatever the system is made by those proficients who always used dictatorial behaviors with us.
Summary: Melbourne [Australia], Jan 24 (ANI): Roger Federer was in a dictatorial form in overcoming Tomas Berdych in the Australian Open quarter-finals in Melbourne.
IANS Panaji Democracy is all about debate, allowing free expression of opinion and incorporating popular sentiment in government decision-making, or else it amounts to a dictatorial rule, Goa's Urban Development Minister Francis D'Souza said on Tuesday.
During dictatorial regime newspapers were published containing only blank paper' she said this while inaugurating painting exhibition in Lok Virsa Museum here Friday.
KARACHI -- Sindh Minister for Information, Transport and Labour Syed Nasir Shah paid rich tributes to Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto and party workers for their struggle against the dictatorial regimes eventually sacrificing their lives for the emancipation of the masses.
I read in a newspaper that the role of the father is being neglected in modern literature and he is being portrayed as a cruel and dictatorial human figure, compared to the mother who is always kind-hearted and supportive.
The tragic yet often obscured history of Indonesia under the dictatorial regime of Suharto serves as the backdrop of this novel, which spans generations through one family while also confronting the experiences of many families who were estranged from their homes due to the cruelties of this regime.
Drawing its inspiration from Achille Mbembe's On the Postcolony (2001), a penetrating analysis of the "truths" (and their attendant extravagant flourishes) circulated within postcolonial states by dictatorial powers, this collection represents, in Ndigirigi's view, "individual attempts to fill out some of the gaps in Mbembe's study" (xxi).