overlord

[ UK /ˈə‍ʊvəlˌɔːd/ ]
[ US /ˈoʊvɝˌɫɔɹd/ ]
NOUN
  1. a person who has general authority over others
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How To Use overlord In A Sentence

  • We really don't want to be the overlords of the Palestinian population.
  • Where the Sumerian tale presents the deluge as the work of an intemperate overlord whose attitude to humanity is far from benevolent, whose might may not be right, and offers an ethical opposition to him in figure of a merciful intercessor, the Biblical tale ultimately sanctions the genocidal destruction of most of humanity by ascribing it to a God whose wisdom, justice and mercy are presented as unquestionable. Creative Control - Part 4
  • Fardohnya will become the Overlord's through the ascension of a Karien king to the throne. TREASON KEEP
  • We really don't want to be the overlords of the Palestinian population.
  • Taking Medalon was not going to be easy, despite the Kariens ' numerical superiority and the much-talked-about blessing of the Overlord. TREASON KEEP
  • There had been a storm, though, I think, and the ship had run aground on an island ruled by some sort of nasty feudal overlord.
  • It's the same way I often have to leave the house when we have someone come by and clean for us - I feel guilty just sitting there like some imperialist overlord, watching them work.
  • Escape from evil overlord is the name of the game here, with a bit of bondage and gunplay. Archive 2007-06-01
  • Indeed, the importance of having a free and fair press in an online world dominated by corporate overlords shows how deeply players are invested in their virtual existence
  • Fortunately, reason prevailed, the feudal overlords decamped, and no-one (apart from an unfortunate Indonesian border policeman) was killed.
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