Vocabulary in Ozymandias

Ozymandias 1
"sneer of cold command..."   (Ozymandias)

A sneer is a facial expression that conveys derision, contempt, or scorn, and the expression on the face implies that Ozymandias had enormous influence over but also little regard for his subjects. Additionally, the repetition of the harsh c-sound further emphasizes his harsh and domineering attitude and suggests the kind of environment in which he ruled.