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high-handed

Haughtily presumptuous; arrogantly or inconsiderately overbearing. The new boss is unbearably high-handed in dealing with employees. We've had just about enough of these high-handed displays of police brutality.
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Also, the highhanded attitude of the police on August 14 has prompted us to raise this issue to your esteemed office," the letter further read.
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He said: "There is considerable unrest over the highhanded way the council's handled school closures and sports facilities in Kirkby.
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Not that Sargent presents the tunes in any highhanded or weighty style; they are simply presented as genuinely thoughtful and entertaining melodies, not slight, music-hall ditties.
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