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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Lacking physical movement skills, especially with the hands; Unjustly domineering.

Usage examples (38)
  • Incensed at the government's heavy-handed economic policies
  • Not all parents were described as heavy-handed.
  • But heavy-handed tactics have a way of backfiring.
  • Flanagan concedes, "Martin has often been heavy-handed." for more
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