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Definition of the adverb high-handedly
What does high-handedly mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?
- in a domineering high-handed manner
- example: he behaved high-handedly toward his employees
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Heinemann English Dictionary (2001)
by Martin Manser
Word Family high-handedly adverb; high-handedness noun.
by Tony Thorne
high-hathigh-hat vb American to behave condescendingly or 'high-handedly' ...
by Morgen Witzel
Acting high-handedly, Frick sent a private army of Pinkertons (private detectives and security guards) to occupy the steel mills. One of the most ferocious industrial battles in US history then took place, with workers attacking the Pinkertons with ...
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