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ironfisted

[ahy-ern-fis-tid]
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  1. ruthless, harsh, and tyrannical: an ironfisted dictator.
  2. stingy; tight-fisted.
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Origin of ironfisted

First recorded in 1850–55; iron + fist1 + -ed3
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Related Words for ironfisted

unrelenting, implacable, inexorable, barbarous, harsh, ruthless, callous, severe, grim, unyielding, cruel, fierce, unforgiving, relentless, unsparing, inhumane, savage, ferocious, rancorous, inhuman