Origin of autocrat
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How to use autocrat in a sentence
Quesada has legalized same-sex marriage, taken on leftist autocrats like Venezuela’s Nicholás Maduro and driven an ambitious green agenda, including a plan to reduce to zero all carbon emissions — and not just net pollution — by 2050.
These cryptosocialists view digital money as a valuable ally in everything from achieving equitable housing distribution to defeating autocrats.
He had worked for many years in the Middle East and Africa, dealing with warlords and autocrats who could become new clients for Ukrainian weapons and aircraft.Exclusive: Documents Reveal Erik Prince's $10 Billion Plan to Make Weapons and Create a Private Army in Ukraine|Simon Shuster/Kyiv|July 7, 2021|Time
It’s a sucker punch that has worked for teenagers and autocrats alike for millennia.Moscow's Long History of Turning the Tables on Washington When It Comes to Human Rights|Philip Elliott|June 17, 2021|Time
In his plays, you always have the autocrats, who want to control others, and then you have the purer people, usually younger characters, like Hamlet, who propose love, who pursue a humanitarian vision against them.
These reforms were mostly designed to reassure Sunnis and Kurds that Maliki would not become an autocrat.
Beholden to a base that, like a capricious autocrat, will turn against them at the slightest provocation.
Nothing humbles an autocrat quite like the need to grub for votes.Memo: The Aaron Sorkin Model of Political Discourse Doesn't Actually Work|Megan McArdle|April 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Tunisia was the first in a string of Middle Eastern countries to go through autocrat-toppling protests.Tunisian Leader Speaks on Democracy to Council on Foreign Relations|Luke Darby|September 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But the issue should not be where a wounded autocrat convalesces.Hold Yemen Officials Who Sanctioned Civilian Attacks Accountable|Letta Tayler|January 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It was the case with the agricultural communities of the southern United States, whose Mico was at once high priest and autocrat.Man And His Ancestor|Charles Morris
Humble as Lecamus seemed to the outer world, he was despotic in his own home; there he was an autocrat.Catherine de' Medici|Honore de Balzac
She has always had the germ of the ruler and autocrat in her soul.Fair to Look Upon|Mary Belle Freeley
The Irish Minister for Agriculture by no means rules as an autocrat.Home Rule|Harold Spender
It was curious how he was growing to be a kind of autocrat in the village; and how unconscious he was of it.My Lady Ludlow|Elizabeth Gaskell