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Definition of Tyrannize

Tyrannize
Tyrannize Tyr"an*nize, v. t. To subject to arbitrary, oppressive, or tyrannical treatment; to oppress.
Tyrannize
Tyrannize Tyr"an*nize, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Tyrannized; p. pr. & vb. n. Tyrannizing.] [Cf. F. tyranniser, Gr. ? to take the part of tyrants.] To act the tyrant; to exercise arbitrary power; to rule with unjust and oppressive severity; to exercise power others not permitted by law or required by justice, or with a severity not necessary to the ends of justice and government; as, a prince will often tyrannize over his subjects; masters sometimes tyrannize over their servants or apprentices.

Meaning of Tyrannize from wikipedia

- A tyrant (from Ancient Gr**** τύραννος, tyrannos), in the modern English usage of the word, is an absolute ruler who is unrestrained by law, or one who...
- uncontrollable and "prodigal beyond measure," cannot be tyrannized over in the way Stoics tyrannize over themselves. Further, there are forceful attacks...
- domesticated and constrained by modesty and shame, he feared "men would be tyrannized by women ... For, given the ease with which women arouse men's senses—men...
- friend. In the epic, Enkidu is created as a rival to king Gilgamesh, who tyrannizes his people, but they become friends and together slay the monster Humbaba...
- darkened their skin color. Rush drew the conclusion that "whites should not tyrannize over [blacks], for their disease should entitle them to a double portion...
- Reich, Robert (13 January 2017). "Robert Reich: The Lies Trump Tells to Tyrannize". Newsw****. Retrieved 14 January 2017. Schoenberg, Tom; Ebhardt, Tommaso...
- in Broken Lance (1954) in which a cattle baron pla**** by Spencer Tracy tyrannizes his three sons, and only the youngest, Joe, pla**** by Robert Wagner, remains...
- resisting tyranny, since a citizenry armed with rifles simply cannot be tyrannized. The rifle itself has no moral stature, since it has no will of its own...
- subject of serious discussion. Although the work advises princes how to tyrannize, Machiavelli is generally thought to have preferred some form of republican...
- Aristotle criticized democratic rule as the numerically preponderant poor tyrannizing the rich. Instead of seeing it as a fair system under which everyone...