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Human rights groups, however, said the measures were “draconian” and counter-productive.
This photograph is a critique of how draconian the rules of society can be.‘Gods of Suburbia’: Dina Goldstein’s Arresting Photo Series on Religion vs. Consumerism|Dina Goldstein|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A top National Institutes of Health official called the quarantines “draconian.”
The holiday may see more Hongkongers hit the streets, which in turn could provoke the authorities to take more-draconian measures.
I fear the latter, given the draconian governmental measures over a single case, but time will tell.It’s Not Time to Worry About China’s Plague Just Yet|Kent Sepkowitz|July 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To walk these two miles per diem is a Draconian law which I impose upon myself during all seasons of the year.The Arena|Various
He read the sentence through three times, and then recollected that he had not looked up the Draconian reforms.The Cruise of the Dazzler|Jack London
Turlough was unquestionably somewhat Spartan in his severities, if not Draconian in his administration of justice.An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800|Mary Frances Cusack
If there are exceptions who do not subscribe to these Draconian laws of the Parisian code, they are solitary examples.Father Goriot|Honore de Balzac
As the spoliation went on, the decrees became more and more Draconian.France and the Republic|William Henry Hurlbert