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Example sentences from the Web for autocrat
Unless you’re confident that no autocrat or hermit king with nuclear weapons and a button in reach won’t do something impulsive, storing the Earth’s genetic essence for safekeeping does not seem like a completely insane idea.
The whole drama, the body language, the flags and the onslaught, was borrowed from other dramas — genuine displays of revolutionary fervor against autocrats, authentic acts protesting illegitimate governments.The Capitol mob images shouldn’t surprise you. Open insurrection was always where we were headed.|Philip Kennicott|January 6, 2021|Washington Post
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