tyrannize

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Each part, as it became powerful, tried to tyrannize over every other party, and no one was allowed to preach without a license.
Facts encumber them, tyrannize over them, and make the men of routine, the men of sense, in whom a literal obedience to facts has extinguished every spark of that light by which man is truly man.
It is my intention, therefore, to signify, that, as it is the nature of a kite to devour little birds, so is it the nature of such persons as Mrs Wilkins to insult and tyrannize over little people.
Now, the ladies being together under these circumstances, it was extremely natural that the discourse should turn upon the propensity of mankind to tyrannize over the weaker sex, and the duty that developed upon the weaker sex to resist that tyranny and assert their rights and dignity.
She did this at a time when President Barack Obama is making sure to stress the United States' willingness to deal with the regime in Tehran with the utmost respect and while acknowledging it like any democratic state that does not oppress its people and does not fall under the hegemony of a Revolutionary Guard that tyrannizes people and controls political and economic centers, that is if Iran agrees to accept the "carrot" and the diplomatic and political solutions being offered to it by the United States and five other countries, namely: China, Russia, Britain, France and Germany.
Appropriately so, since as most of us know, Scrooge is a cold-hearted miser who tyrannizes his poor, hard-working clerk, Bob Cratchit, ably played by Christopher Chew.