Origin of tyrannical
Examples from the Web for tyrannical
The Hunger Games franchise is already a deeply political saga, chronicling a growing rebellion against a tyrannical regime.‘The Hunger Games’ Stars Silent on Thai Protesters|Asawin Suebsaeng|November 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Those facts, Paul said, indicated that Chairman Mao was a tyrannical monster whose people lived “in abject slavery.”The Secret to Rand Paul’s Foreign Policy: His Father|W. James Antle III|September 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She was just doing what she could to survive under the tyrannical reign of Tywin.Life After ‘Game of Thrones’ Death: Where to See Your Favorite Dead Characters Next|Marlow Stern|June 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He supplies a vivid picture of a tyrannical state that eradicated political opposition with chilling efficiency.
Armstrong was the de facto leader of the USPS cycling team, and he was often tyrannical and abusive.Dope on Wheels: Speed Read of 'Wheelmen' About Lance Armstrong|Thomas Flynn|October 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This was the scene of many of the tyrannical vagaries of Domitian.Walks in Rome|Augustus J.C. Hare
The prince, I knew, was ravenously greedy and tyrannical, and wearied all with his scandalous exactions.
Her silence suggested to him afresh all the odious and tyrannical forces by which he felt himself surrounded.Elizabeth's Campaign|Mrs. Humphrey Ward
The husband was brutal, imperious, and tyrannical: he talked loud and positively, and thus made it appear that he was the master.Within an Inch of His Life|Emile Gaboriau
Kansas must be saved from a tyrannical usurpation, under which Slavery has been forcibly established on Free Soil.Charles Sumner; his complete works, volume 5 (of 20)|Charles Sumner