from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One who has an obsessive need to exert control over people and situations.

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  • noun A person who is excessively controlling and domineering.
  • noun A tyrant or manipulator.

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  • noun someone with a compulsive desire to exert control over situations and people


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