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benevolent overlord

A person, group, or government described as generous to those over which it has power and control. Used ironically or sarcastically. Our boss, the benevolent overlord, has given us Christmas Day off from work, even though we still need to come in for the rest of the week! Today, we learned that our right to vote was revoked unless we showed public support for our benevolent overlords.
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Dark Overlord apparently confirmed the celebrity status of at least some of the clients, telling the Daily Beast there are some "royal families" within the stolen database.
Winston Churchill described Overlord as the most complicated military operation in history.
He spent many years researching Operation Overlord.
Not so with Cannon Fodder, which succeeds in blending fantasy with mystery, injects a teen protagonist with the savvy and commitment to solve his aunt's murder, and revolves around the first evil scheme in young Alec Nightshade's evolution as a member of the Norgolian Society of Evil Overlords.
1944: Operation Overlord 1954: The Eurovision television link-up was inaugurated.
Chaos creeps into the worlds of the sky gods and the underworld as gods enter the domain of humans, taking the side of Satres, the Kamin Sacred Overlord, and his Cahmais partners.
Game development company Night Owl Games reported yesterday that it has acquired the worldwide publishing rights for Facebook game Dungeon Overlord from Sony Online Entertainment LLC.
Overlord is mainly a strategy game and while you can get your hands dirty yourself, it's much more fun to unleash your unholy army on, say, an unsuspecting village.
Ambrose mastered so well, Overlord is true to its Osprey roots, containing a wealth of detail about units, weapons, uniforms, and other minutiae for both the Allies and the Germans, making it an indispensable reference for students of the invasion.
THE Normandy Landings were the first operations of the Allied Powers' invasion of Normandy, also known as Operation Neptune and Operation Overlord, during World War II.
1943: The Allies agree to stage Operation Overlord (D-Day).
Ambitious evildoer Cypher is trying to launch the Overlord Protocol, a computer AI (artificial intelligence) that can help him conquer the world.
Shade provides food and shelter in exchange for information that the children gather on dangerous missions into Overlord territory.
When their mother, a telekinetic Seijin, is abducted by Sphere overlord Oslo, young Lena, another Seijin, and teen Mahad, a cocky fighter pilot with a turbo-charged boomerang, join the rebels, hoping to free her.
Speaking of high oinktane, Pig (and Tumyeto) overlord Tod Swank picked up the Watson Laminates facility, insuring some quality American-made planks for many generations to come.