high-handedness

[ hahy-han-did ]SEE DEFINITION OF high-handedness

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

And yet it would be only just to make the father pay once for his high-handedness.

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

But just here the high-handedness of Cook frustrated itself.

She was, truth to tell, secretly surprised and thrilled by her own high-handedness.

With an indifference and high-handedness almost amusing, Mr. Saltus turned not only the tables but the chairs upon them.

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

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

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

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