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Synonyms for tyrannise

rule a country as a tyrant

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rule or exercise power over (somebody) in a cruel and autocratic manner

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Doing injustice to others through aggression against their lives, property or anything else, is dispraised in many Qur'anic verses such as the verse that reads (what means):{The cause is only against the ones who wrong the people and tyrannise upon the earth without right.
I loth as much a deede of vniust death, As law it selfe doth; and to Tyrannise, Because I haue a little spirit to dare, And power to do, as to be Tyranniz'd; This is a grace that (on my knees redoubled) I craue to double this my short lifes gift; .
Il est sans scrupules, detache de ses malades, n'a pour morale que la sienne, malmene son seul ami, Wilson, tyrannise son equipe, provoque la hierarchie, bref un etre desordonne et froid qui vient dans son comportement bousculer l'ordre etabli: House gere ses patients sans respecter toujours le protocole d'informations, en pratiquant des examens sans qu'ils soient valides par sa hierarchie, influence le patient dans ses choix face a la maladie.
And above all, no animal must ever tyrannise over his own kind.
Ouardia (Henia Denane), une riche femme, tyrannise son epoux Said (Saadi Hacid) dont c'est un mariage de raison.
to plunder Egypt's wealth, tyrannise its people and they killed the deputy commissioner".
The previous year he had, like Forlong, forecast trouble ahead: "It serves us right if we will tyrannise the villagers we must expect even worms to turn.
As John Maynard Keynes perceptively noted, "It is better that a man should tyrannise over his bank balance than over his fellow-citizens.
He has created, especially in this book of David Copperfield, he has created, creatures who cling to us and tyrannise over us, creatures whom we would not forget if we could, creatures whom we could not forget if we would, creatures who are more actual than the man who made them.
The movement's supporters would do well to consider John Maynard Keynes' maxim that it is better that a man should tyrannise over his bank balance than over his fellow citizens.
gt;> Le present se donne aussi a voir en seance sous les traits de l'interaction conflictuelle opposant un pere et sa illle: un pere malmene et tyrannise sous nos yeux par saillle pour qu'il accepte, avec elle et pour elle, d'enfreindre les regles (sortir en cours de seance, emmener un jouet chez elle).
The bloom of beauty can command a certain amount of power, but, like a crown of flowers it soon fades and decays, and Wollstonecraft reveals that inheriting beauty, like inheriting the throne, does not necessarily qualify a person to tyrannise over others: "it is their persons, not their virtues, that procure them this homage" (Rights of Woman, 213; 164).
Keynes believed that this repressed form of aggression in capitalism, spurred on by the addiction to money-making, was in fact a healthy alternative: "It is better that a man should tyrannise over his bank balance than over his fellow-citizens" (374).
Elle avait tyrannise sa famille par son attitude exigeante, son impuissance, ses effondrements en larmes, son irresponsabilite financiere (avec leur argent), et ses scenes a chaque fois qu'elle estimait que sa famille ne la soutenait pas assez.
Are we living in an age in which the majority can always tyrannise the minority into conformity?