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How to use highhanded in a sentence

There was something highhanded in the look and manner of him, though few men had better intent.
PORT O' GOLDLOUIS JOHN STELLMAN
Strongly stirred as they had been by his highhanded aggressions, none as yet ventured to call him directly to account.
THE LIFE OF NELSON, VOL. II. (OF 2)A. T. (ALFRED THAYER) MAHAN
This persistence in his highhanded policy made any real reconciliation between Edward and Winchelsea impossible.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLANDT.F. TOUT
Surprised at this highhanded demand for his property, Drew waited for enlightenment.
RIDE PROUD, REBEL!ANDRE ALICE NORTON
There was certainly a flavor about such a highhanded proceeding.
THE TROLL GARDEN AND SELECTED STORIESWILLA CATHER
The government were going on in the most highhanded manner and were not justified in withholding information asked for.
WILMOT AND TILLEYJAMES HANNAY
It was an outrage—highhanded tyranny—but at the worst it was a magnificent adventure.
THE VISION SPENDIDWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
Many symptoms indicate that the government has in contemplation some act of highhanded authority.
MEMOIR, CORRESPONDENCE, AND MISCELLANIES, FROM THE PAPERS OF THOMAS JEFFERSONTHOMAS JEFFERSON
These and other disputes led the emperor, as successor of Charlemagne, to treat the pope in a very highhanded way.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 15, SLICE 1VARIOUS
Doubtless the mistress looked upon this course as a piece of the most highhanded stealing.
THE UNDERGROUND RAILROADWILLIAM STILL

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