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oppress

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to treat arbitrarily or cruelly

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to command or issue commands in an arrogant manner

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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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Had he somehow managed to transcend into some blessed state, passed them all, perilously close to the abyss until reaching a point of holy ground from which he could view the whole speckled landscape, viewing it with a tyrannizing emotion?
But history offers no examples of freedom from tyranny being purchased without a price, and anyone who doesn't believe that gangs are successfully and increasingly tyrannizing Los Angeles is badly mistaken.
Putin himself spent a career as a KGB agent tyrannizing his own countrymen and spreading terror and subversion throughout the world.
No longer tyrannizing this seductive subject of my dreams
This either continues to increase the power of the conventional classes or leads to their enrichment and becoming the new tyrannizing classes, which take control over the society by democratic ways or a coup.