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draconian

adjective

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formal + disapproving unnecessarily strict or severe
  • The editorial criticizes the draconian measures being taken to control the spread of the disease.
  • draconian punishments

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“Draconian.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/draconian. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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