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despotism

  

      n  
1    the rule of a despot; arbitrary, absolute, or tyrannical government  
2    arbitrary or tyrannical authority or behaviour  
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despotism

  
  
absolutism, autarchy, autocracy, dictatorship, monocracy, oppression, totalitarianism, tyranny  

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