Definitions

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  • n. a leader or ruler who is chosen by a despot to head a government

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Examples

  • The Persian puppet ruler was forced by the populace to open the gates to Alexander, who promptly deposed the hated ruler and appointed his best friend Hephaestion to find a replacement.

    Alexander the Great

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