tyrant (n.) 1
pitiless ruffian, cruel villain
2H4 I.Induction.14 [Rumour alone] the big year ... / Is thought with child by the stern tyrant War
Cym I.ii.15 [Innogen to Posthumus, of the Queen] How fine this tyrant / Can tickle where she wounds!
MA I.i.158 [Benedick to Claudio, of himself and women] being a professed tyrant to their sex
R3 I.iii.184 [Rivers to all, of Rutland's murder] Tyrants themselves wept when it was reported
RJ III.ii.75 [Juliet as if to Romeo] Beautiful tyrant!

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