tyrannically

All Adverb
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  • I have been always tyrannically held down by the strong hand. Cited from The Mystery of Edwin Drood, by Charles Dickens
  • As a result, huge corporations step in to take control, and they rule quite tyrannically.
  • Yet while he ruled tyrannically, his private life was above reproach. Cited from Beacon Lights of History, Volume V, by John Lord
  • Vulson, whom he publicly and tyrannically claimed as his own and would allow no other to approach. Cited from Youth: Its Education, by G. Stanley Hall
  • The whole man, mind and body, having come to an agreement, tyrannically dictates conduct. Cited from Lay Morals, by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • No one save a madman or a sea-captain could have conceived such a thing, much less have carried it into effect tyrannically. Cited from The Red Eric, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • In an unknown language the words are tyrannically prominent. Cited from Sadhana, by Rabindranath Tagore
  • Children and pet animals make such discoveries very quickly, and are apt to use their power somewhat tyrannically. Cited from Six to Sixteen, by Juliana Horatia Ewing
  • It flashed on the girl why she had been treated tyrannically. Cited from Lord Ormont and his Aminta by Meredith, v1
  • His love could not be otherwise than selfish; but it was none the less capable of ruling him tyrannically. Cited from Overland, by John William De Forest
  • He felt that he was unjustly and tyrannically treated, yet he had no means of breaking away from his thraldom. Cited from Ronald Morton, or the Fire Ships, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Yet in spite of all this, you are now released from that crowd's tyrannically overwhelming consciousness as you never were before. Cited from Practical Mysticism, by Evelyn Underhill
  • She thinks he has treated her cruelly and tyrannically, and she will not pretend to worship him. Cited from There & Back, by George MacDonald
  • It had gripped his sister no less tyrannically; stripping them, he considered, of their essential liberty. Cited from The Three Black Pennys, by Joseph Hergesheimer
  • Eller took the most important offices for himself, lived with his wife in great pomp, and governed tyrannically.
  • By the time that the sun has attained height enough in the heavens to make his power tyrannically felt, our baskets are filled. Cited from Nancy, by Rhoda Broughton
  • It cannot be denied that there are cases in which the slaves are tyrannically treated, but this is extremely rare. Cited from A Woman's Journey Round the World, by Ida Pfeiffer
  • All this they tyrannically robbed me of, and yet my owner, Wm. Cited from Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb, by Henry Bibb
  • Tried before a court in which every rule of evidence was tyrannically set aside, he was convicted on hearsay and condemned to death. Cited from The Life of William Ewart Gladstone, Vol. 1 (of 3), by John Morley
  • I cannot read, but my delight is to hear others read; and I tax all my friends most unmercifully and tyrannically against their consent. Cited from Life and Public Services of John Quincy Adams, by William H. Seward
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