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Deadspin ripped it for stuffiness, high-handedness, and general cluelessness.

Marian is delightful, with her waywardness and high-handedness; and Mrs. Owen likes originals, not feeble imitations.

The Vicomte laughed in his kindly way at what he was pleased to term my high-handedness.

But when I think of the cruelties and high-handedness of others here, the Adelantado and the Viceroy shine mildly.

Penalties of this high-handedness were not sanctioned by law.

For all his striding autocracy and high-handedness there was something naïve and childish about him that clutched at her heart.


On this page you'll find 412 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to high-handedness, such as: aloofness, chutzpah, disdain, ego, egotism, and hubris.

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