ironfisted

adjective
iron·fisted | \ˈī(-ə)rn-ˈfi-stəd \

Definition of ironfisted 

2 : being both harsh and ruthless ironfisted methods

First Known Use of ironfisted

1599, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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