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tyrannical

adjective uk   /tɪˈræn.ɪ.kəl/ us  
using, showing, or relating to the unfair and cruel use of power over other people in a country, group, etc.: a tyrannical leader/regime/political system In the end she left home just to escape the tyrannical rule of her mother.
tyrannically
adverb uk   /-i/ us  
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