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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 tyr·an·nize /ˈtɪrəˌnaɪz/
 (vi.)施行虐政,壓製,欺壓

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tyr·an·nize v. i. [imp. & p. p. Tyrannized p. pr. & vb. n. Tyrannizing ]  To act the tyrant; to exercise arbitrary power; to rule with unjust and oppressive severity; to exercise power over others not permitted by law or required by justice, or with a severity not necessary to the ends of justice and government; as, a prince will often tyrannize over his subjects; masters sometimes tyrannize over their servants or apprentices.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tyr·an·nize, v. t. To subject to arbitrary, oppressive, or tyrannical treatment; to oppress.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 tyrannize
      v 1: rule a country as a tyrant [syn: tyrannise, grind down]
      2: rule or exercise power over (somebody) in a cruel and
         autocratic manner; "her husband and mother-in-law
         tyrannize her" [syn: tyrannise, domineer]