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synonyms for iron fist

  • big stick
  • control
  • firm hand
  • grip
  • heavy hand
  • high hand
  • iron boot
  • iron rule
  • jackboot
  • mailed fist
  • strong hand
  • tight grasp
  • tight hand
  • tight rein
  • tight ship
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How to use iron fist in a sentence

Mr. Jones swung round a large iron key he held in his hand, and light dawned upon him.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Now, the whole Northwest groaned beneath a cast-iron prohibition law at that time, and for some years thereafter.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
She was in a dream of oily odours and monstrous iron constructions, dominated by the grand foreman: and Edwin was in the dream.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
The baron turned full upon him, and leaned his shoulders against the iron door of the recess.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
The churchyard was partly surrounded by houses, and in 1781 "iron pallisadoes" were affixed to the wall.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
He shut his fist and hit Butterface a weak but well intended right-hander on the nose.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
As the hopeless wish passed through his soul, the iron entered with it, but did not pass away.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
They were a well-matched pair; iron-nerved, both of them, the sort of men to face sudden death open-eyed and unafraid.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
She dressed always in black, was very devout and rich and narrow and iron-willed.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Aristide picked it up and began to dance and shake his fist at the invisible police.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
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WORDS RELATED TO IRON FIST

  • big stick
  • control
  • firm hand
  • grip
  • heavy hand
  • high hand
  • iron boot
  • iron fist
  • iron rule
  • jackboot
  • mailed fist
  • strong hand
  • tight grasp
  • tight hand
  • tight rein
  • tight ship
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.