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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In a harshly oppressive manner.

Usage examples (37)
  • Adjective : a heavy-handed master. ,a heavy-handed treatment of the theme
  • She caressed his bald head, a little heavy-handedly.
  • He did it so heavy-handedly that Rose had always known it was for her benefit.
  • We shadowed him so heavy-handedly that even Egyptians would have sensed something was amiss. for more
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