a person who wields power oppressively; a tyrant

This is another word that comes from Saramago’s The Double: “…our duty as free people is to argue energetically with a despotic fate that has determined with who knows what malicious intentions, that the gren pear should be the film and not the homework or the book.” The quote really does make sense in context.

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