#WordOfTheDay – Don’t be a despot



English Language has so many words and we can’t seem to get enough of them. Today on our #WordOfTheDay Series, we will be looking at the word ‘Despot’. 

A despot is a cruel, all-controlling ruler who has total power and who often uses that power in cruel and unfair way. A despot is an autocrat, a tyrant.

For example, a despot does not allow people to speak out against the leadership, nor really want them to have much freedom at all.

Let’s look at the following examples;

Since Sola became the president she has become a despot.

I do not like our committee leader. He is a despot. 

What other sentences can you form using this word?

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