feudal chief; rule by force; tyrant; lord; master; hegemon; usurp
direction; way; method; road; path; principle; truth; reason; skill; Tao (of Taoism); a measure word; to say; to speak; to talk
|simp. and trad.
- rule by might (as opposed to the way of a legitimate king who practices benevolent governance); governance in a despotic way
- 王道 (wángdào)