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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or relating to the first law scribe of Athens or his harsh code of laws.

Usage examples (35)
  • draconian measures
  • Laws passed by Labour have slipped in draconian powers for bin police to enter family homes.
  • The crisis is then used as an excuse to bring in draconian measures to close the door to the most needy and vulnerable.
  • Some may call it draconian, but i would rather know that i can walk around at night and not worry about getting flogged. for more
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