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despot

Ἓν οἶδα, ὅτι οὐδὲν οἶδα –> I know only one thing, that I know nothing | all I know is that I know nothing.
Diogenes Laertius, Lives of the Philosophers, Book 2 sec. 32.

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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subs.

P. and V. τύραννος, ὁ, δεσπότης, ὁ.

Be a despot, v.: P. and V. τυραννεύειν, δεσπόζειν.

Be governed by a despot: P. τυραννεύεσθαι, δεσπόζεσθαι, P. and V. τυραννεῖσθαι.