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|cruel and arbitrary use of power by a ruler. Such a ruler is called a tyrant, from the Latin tyrannus.
|Marked by a great energy, vigor, or passion
|harsh or cruel treatment over a long period of time.
|not based on reason or fixed rules; based on whim or personal preference.
|to accumulate a large supply of goods or materials for future use.
|those who fought for the English king during the American Revolution. When written with a small 'l,' it refers to any person who remains faithful to a ruler or government. It is related to early French and Latin words for law.
|A trace or sign, usually used in relation to something that has passed, such as an ancient civilization.
|One who loves his country and acts for its interests.
|A person who represents another or others and has the power for them
|a person who through actions or words sides with the enemy of his country.
|to impose a tax or fine.
|believing in the need for thorough reform; holding revolutionary views.