verb (used without object), tyr·an·nized, tyr·an·niz·ing.
verb (used with object), tyr·an·nized, tyr·an·niz·ing.
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Origin of tyrannize
OTHER WORDS FROM tyrannizetyr·an·niz·er, nountyr·an·niz·ing·ly, adverbout·tyr·an·nize, verb (used with object), out·tyr·an·nized, out·tyr·an·niz·ing.un·tyr·an·nized, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for tyrannize
Perhaps most important, the idea of putting tyrants on trial has caught on in the countries they tyrannize.
An old gentleman says, he is the last man in the world to tyrannize over a daughter's affections.
The opposition charged the government with a desire to subvert the constitution of Jamaica, and to tyrannize over the colonists.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
Now, dear, you remember that I prophesied long ago that Mr. Meeks would tyrannize over you hand and foot, if you let him.Southern Hearts|Florence Hull Winterburn
After a period of that fearful ordeal when children tyrannize for romances that will not come, her mind grew mutinous and balked.The Cup of Fury|Rupert Hughes
Have not you, you priests, in the West exalted yourselves to tyrannize over the consciences of your fellow-men?Akbar|P. A. S. van Limburg-Brouwer