AUTOCRATIC in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of AUTOCRATIC
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 a.  having absolute, unchecked power; dictatorial
Classic Sentence:
1  Mr. Harling, therefore, seemed to me autocratic and imperial in his ways.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: III
2  Here, excitement never entered in, voices were never raised, everyone deferred gently to the opinions of others, and, in the end, the black grizzled autocrat in the kitchen had his way.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VIII
3  The least appearance of opposition struck fire out of the old autocrat.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 11. The Man on the Tor
4  He is a second autocrat, he concluded with a victorious smile.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER VI
Example Sentence:
1  It was a protest against the hypocritical policies of the United States, which has supported Mubarak despite his autocratic rule.
2  Someone accustomed to exercising authority may become autocratic if his or her power is unchecked.
3  Mussolini has been described as an autocrat who tolerated no opposition.