or strong man
noun, plural strong·men.
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The cult of victimhood is a fundamental part of the strongman.Historian: Today’s Authoritarian Leaders Aren’t Fascists—But They Are Part of the Same Story|Olivia B. Waxman|November 10, 2020|Time
A determined strongman, not taken seriously by the elites but enabled by a core of passionate supporters, could bend events his way just as his country went into free-fall.Hitler’s Quest for Power Was Nearly Derailed Multiple Times. But the System Enabled His Rise|Peter Ross Range|August 31, 2020|Time
The New York Daily News declared that “Russian strongman Vladimir Putin has unleashed a weapon of mass distraction.”
Egyptian strongman al Sisi may be more intent on obliterating Hamas than the Israelis are.Gazans Turn Their Rage on the Arab Leaders Who Watched Them Die|Jesse Rosenfeld|August 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As Egyptians go to the polls, the election of a new strongman is a foregone conclusion.Let's Get Real: Washington Can't Walk Away From Cairo|Frank G. Wisner|May 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Naw Kham held his ground, and became the undisputed local strongman.How China Used Drones to Capture a Notorious Burmese Drug Lord|Brendon Hong|April 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Björnsson is an Icelandic strongman competitor who won the 2011 Strongest Man in Iceland contest.Meet Game of Thrones’ Sexy New Season 4 Cast: The Red Viper, Porn Stars, and More|Marlow Stern|April 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Back of the Refresher, at about eye-level, are three Venusian coconuts that a Hittite strongman threw there during a major brawl.The Big Time|Fritz Reuter Leiber