Another WikiLeaks spokesman was quoted as describing the Russian government as “despotic.”
As despotic regimes across the Arab world crumble or battle for survival, what lies ahead?
The regime uses the day to tout the triumph of Islam over a despotic regime.
All power, even the most despotic, rests ultimately on opinion.
What peace can he have with those over whom he exercises his despotic sway?
In 1744 a Jesuit parish priest, Morales, by his despotic manner and arrogance, embittered the natives of his flock.
What a rebel against authority you are for one so despotic yourself!
This lady is habitually authoritative to all, but to her poor husband she is despotic.
She was not harsh or despotic, but careless and indifferent.
But, on the other hand, a dog may easily receive too much discipline; he becomes like the child of a despotic father.