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tyrant

tahy ruhnt

  • n  a cruel and oppressive dictator
  • n  in ancient Greece, a ruler who had seized power without legal right to it
  • n  any person who exercises power in a cruel way
    his father was a tyrant

  • Hardly had PTI'S report on Guatemala's tyranny appeared last week than a popular movement to overthrow Guatemala's tyrant began.
  • And from the ranges of the sky he shall destroy this tyrant.
  • Here was a man that the Justice Department was after for shaking down a lobbyist, a man who denounced Fidel Castro as a "tyrant" while receiving contributions from a lobbyist for .
News & Articles

  • Chthonic Release 'Supreme Pain For The Tyrant' Video Recap
    Chthonic have released a new music video and a behind the scenes making of video for their song 'Supreme Pain For The Tyrant'
    June 15, 2013 - antiMUSIC
  • 'Harry Potter' Director David Yates Replacing Ang Lee on FX's Howard Gordon Pilot 'Tyrant'
    By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - FX's drama pilot "Tyrant" lost a high-profile director when Ang Lee dropped out of the project last month. But it's gained another high-profile director in David Yates. Yates - who directed the final four installments of the "Harry Potter" movie saga - has been tapped to replace Lee on "Tyrant," which comes from "Homeland" producers Howard Gordon and ...
    June 13, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • David Yates To Direct FX Drama Pilot ‘Tyrant’
    David Yates , director of the last four Harry Potter movies, has signed on to helm high-profile FX drama pilot Tyrant , from Homeland executive producers Howard Gordon and Gideon Raff and Six Feet Under alum Craig Wright. Yates replaces Ang Lee, who originally committed to Tyrant but pulled out last month for personal reasons. Created by Raff and developed by Gordon and Wright, Tyrant tells the ...
    June 12, 2013 - Deadline Hollywood
Quotes

  • Scott Stanzel in International Herald Tribune
    Today marks an important milestone in the Iraqi people's efforts to replace the rule of a tyrant with the rule of law,deputy White House press secretary Scott Stanzel told reporters aboard Air Force One to Texas, where Bush was to meet this...
  • President Bush in Washington Post
    Sitting down at the table, having your picture taken with a tyrant such as Ra?l Castro, for example, lends the status of the office and the status of our country to him,Bush said, referring to the new Cuban president. "He gains a lot from...
  • John Howard in Guardian Unlimited
    I believe there is something quite heroic about a country that is going through the pain and the suffering that Iraq is going through, yet still extends due process to somebody who was a tyrant and brutal suppressor and murderer of his people,...

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