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ironfisted

[ahy-ern-fis-tid] /ˈaɪ ərnˈfɪs tɪd/
adjective
1.
ruthless, harsh, and tyrannical:
an ironfisted dictator.
2.
stingy; tight-fisted.
Origin of ironfisted
1850-1855
First recorded in 1850-55; iron + fist1 + -ed3
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