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Cavalier
n. a royalist supporter of Charles I during the English Civil War
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high-handed, cavalier
adj. given to haughty disregard of others
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spruce, snappy, spiffy, rakish, raffish, natty, jaunty, dashing, dapper
adj. marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners; "a dapper young man"; "a jaunty red hat"
self-important, chesty, arrogant
adj. having or showing feelings of unwarranted importance out of overbearing pride; "an arrogant official"; "arrogant claims"; "chesty as a peacock"
swaggering, supercilious, sniffy, prideful, overbearing, lordly, imperious, haughty, disdainful
adj. having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy; "some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines"; "haughty aristocrats"; "his lordly manners were offensive"; "walked with a prideful swagger"; "very sniffy about breaches of etiquette"; "his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air"; "a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer
scornful, insulting, disdainful, contemptuous
adj. expressing extreme contempt
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overbearing, dictatorial, authoritarian
adj. expecting unquestioning obedience; "the timid child of authoritarian parents"; "insufferably overbearing behavior toward the waiter"
high-and-mighty, peremptory, magisterial, dominating, bossy, autocratic
adj. offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power; "an autocratic person"; "autocratic behavior"; "a bossy way of ordering others around"; "a rather aggressive and dominating character"; "managed the employees in an aloof magisterial way"; "a swaggering peremptory manner"
bullying, blustery
adj. noisily domineering; tending to browbeat others
heavy-handed, roughshod
adj. unjustly domineering; "incensed at the government's heavy-handed economic policies"; "a manager who rode roughshod over all opposition"
masterful, imperious
adj. able to deal authoritatively with affairs; "dismissed the matter with an imperious wave of her hand"
tyrannous, tyrannical, oppressive
adj. marked by unjust severity or arbitrary behavior; "the oppressive government"; "oppressive laws"; "a tyrannical parent"; "tyrannous disregard of human rights"
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