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high-handed

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1 having a feeling of superiority that shows itself in an overbearing attitude
  • the manager displayed a high-handed demeanor that increasingly demoralized the members of his staff

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2 having or showing a tendency to force one's will on others without any regard to fairness or necessity
  • that country club tends to be rather high-handed about whom they let in and whom they shut out

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