ironhanded
adjective see iron hand

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  • ironhanded — index dictatorial, severe, stringent Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • ironhanded — ironhandedly, adv. ironhandedness, n. /uy euhrn han did/, adj. having or governing with an iron hand. [1760 70; IRON + HANDED] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Hickok, Wild Bill — orig. James Butler Hickok born May 27, 1837, Troy Grove, Ill., U.S. died Aug. 2, 1876, Deadwood, Dakota Territory U.S. frontiersman. He left home in 1865 to farm in Kansas, where he became involved in the Free State (antislavery) movement. He… …   Universalium

  • iron hand — noun Date: 1703 stern or rigorous control < ruled with an iron hand > • ironhanded adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Charles Eugene Denney — Charles Eugene Denney, Sr. Born October 18, 1879(1879 10 18) Washington, D.C. Died January 18, 1965(1965 01 18) (aged 85) Education Pennsylvania State College Occup …   Wikipedia

  • ironhandedness — See ironhanded. * * * …   Universalium

  • eta — /ay teuh, ee teuh/, n. 1. the seventh letter of the Greek alphabet (H). 2. the vowel sound represented by this letter. [ < Gk êta; cf. Heb heth HETH] * * * ▪ Basque organization abbreviation of Basque  Euskadi Ta Askatasuna  (“Basque Homeland and …   Universalium

  • severe — I adjective acrimonious, afflictive, agonizing, astringent, austere, austerus, bearish, brutal, censorious, churlish, coercive, cold, condemnatory, critical, cruel, despotic, difficult, domineering, dour, drastic, durus, exacting, excruciating,… …   Law dictionary

  • dictatorial — I adjective absolutistic, arbitrary, arrogant, authoritarian, authoritative, autocratic, censorious, commanding, compelling, controlling, despotic, dictatorius, dogmatic, domineering, enslaving, exacting, fanatic, fascist, highhanded, imperative …   Law dictionary

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