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There was certainly a flavor about such a highhanded proceeding.

That's a highhanded measure, and I, for one, ain't goin' to stand it.

Doubtless the mistress looked upon this course as a piece of the most highhanded stealing.

We never really believed that the town-fathers had taken their highhanded measure on account of scarlet fever.

These irritating facts stirred Admiral Berkeley at Halifax to highhanded measures.

Every year the red ants raid the common blacks for the purpose of making slaves—a most highhanded proceeding.

The government were going on in the most highhanded manner and were not justified in withholding information asked for.

Many symptoms indicate that the government has in contemplation some act of highhanded authority.

Surprised at this highhanded demand for his property, Drew waited for enlightenment.

Strongly stirred as they had been by his highhanded aggressions, none as yet ventured to call him directly to account.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.