Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Today's Word: Tyrant

Tyrant: noun

Definition: One who has taken power by his or her own means as opposed to hereditary or constitutional power.

Example: Phalaris of ancient Greece was a tyrant

8 comments:

  1. Hey, I like the word, but why do you have to get all anti-Phalaris?

    You eat ONE suckling baby and history craps on you, even on blogs.

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  2. interesting... and i've been flinging around this word for so long xD

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  3. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TUFrKGif3QY

    When I saw the word I remembered this song :P

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  4. ah, that one i knew, but thx anyway ^^

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