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Sample sentences for the GRE study word despot

despot can be used as a noun

1.Like machines, they dumbly moved about the deck, ever conscious that the old man's despot eye was on them. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
2.Certainly, despotism remains despotism, even under the despot of genius. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
3.Despot but dictator a despot resulting from a republic and summing up a revolution. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
4.Beside Cosette he felt himself beside his own property, his own thing, his own despot and his slave. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
5.BLOOM When my progenitor of sainted memory wore the uniform of the Austrian despot in a dank prison where was your. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
6.He is a being enormously egotistic, the despot rather than the servant of the universe, seated upon a throne with a chorus of angels about him eternally singing his praises and ministering to a kind of divine vanity. - from English Literature by William J. Long

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