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  1. Tyrants

    in ancient Greece men who usurped or acquired supreme authority in a State at some political crisis, who were despotic in their policy, but not necessarily cruel, often the reverse.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tyrants in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tyrants in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of tyrants in a Sentence

  1. William Shakespeare:

    Pity is the virtue of the law, and none but tyrants use it cruelly.

  2. Marco Rubio:

    Appeasing the Castro brothers will only cause other tyrants from Caracas to Tehran to Pyongyang to see that they can take advantage of President Obama's naiveté during his final two years in office. As a result, America will be less safe as a result of the President's change in policy.

  3. Thomas Jefferson:

    The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.

  4. Plutarch:

    He made the city [Athens], great as it was when he took it, the greatest and richest of all cities, and grew to be superior in power to kings and tyrants. Some of these actually appointed him guardian of their sons, but he did not make his estate a single drachma greater than it was when his father left it to him.

  5. Socrates:

    The children now love luxury; they have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise. Children are now tyrants, not the servants of their households. They no longer rise when elders enter the room. They contradict their parents, chatter before company, gobble up dainties at the table, cross their legs, and tyrannize their teachers.

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