iron-fisted
ironfisted i"ron*fist`ed, iron-fisted i"ron-fist`ed, a. 1. Closefisted; stingy; mean. [1913 Webster]

2. Ruthless; tyrranical; allowing no opposition; as, an iron-fisted tyrant. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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