Definition of Tyrannise in English :

Define Tyrannise in English

Tyrannise meaning in English

Meaning of Tyrannise in English

Pronunciation of Tyrannise in English

Tyrannise pronunciation in English

Pronounce Tyrannise in English


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1. grind down, tyrannise, tyrannize

rule a country as a tyrant

2. domineer, tyrannise, tyrannize

rule or exercise power over (somebody) in a cruel and autocratic manner

Example Sentences:
'her husband and mother-in-law tyrannize her'

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(when intr, often foll by over)
to rule or exercise power (over) in a cruel or oppressive manner

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verb intransitiveWord forms: ˈtyranˌnized or ˈtyranˌnizing
to govern as a tyrant; rule with absolute power
to govern or use authority harshly or cruelly; be oppressive
verb transitive
to treat tyrannically; oppress

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