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Synonyms for strongman

an absolute ruler, especially one who is harsh and oppressive

Words related to strongman

a man who performs feats of strength at a fair or circus

a powerful political figure who rules by the exercise of force or violence

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Robert Daglish, 51, set up the company in 1992 and has since been promoting strongman events, holding competitions nationwide.
Pappu dismissed political motives to be behind his meeting with Siwan's imprisoned strongman, who has been languishing in jail for more than a decade after being convicted in murder and abduction cases.
The 30-year-old was among strongman royalty as he pitted his power against a number of former World's Strongest Man entrants in the Winter Challenge in Kent.
It includes a personal workout for each participant based on Dave's strongman training techniques plus advice on nutrition and how to be better communicators.
As per Strongman, It was very satisfying to conduct this first flight of the first A400M for the Royal Air Force.
While in power, the veteran strongman, who famously survived a spate of assassination attempts, made much of his love of squash.
AFP -- The head of presidential security under ousted Tunisian strongman Zine El Abidine Ben Ali walked free on Saturday after a controversial appeal ruling cut his jail sentence from 20 years to three.
Zach trains with his strongman team in Plain City, Team BOSS, and also with his fellow strength coaches at The Spot Athletics.
Record-breaking professional strongman Robert Oberst will serve as a spokesmodel for sports nutrition brand GAT.
The former military strongman was summoned in front of the bench to face the treason trial on Thursday but he was not able to come to court due to his illness.
The other strongman stands with his arms folded over his pecs and stares at the crowd gathered in front of their exhibit.
Civil society groups were preparing to stage a rally late morning in Sidi Bouzid, the impoverished central town where the self-immolation of 26-year-old Mohammed Bouazizi on December 17, 2011 unleashed the revolution that toppled long-term strongman Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.
Strongman (communication and humanities, Open Polytechnic of New Zealand) explains concepts, factors, and trends in the distance education environment to students, faculty, staff, and managers at postsecondary institutions.