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Given to exacting standards of discipline and self-restraint
“… the new manager's heavy-handed approach soon had employees turning in their letters of resignation.”
Clumsy, insensitive, or overly forceful
“This was particularly the case in Brixton where the riots are thought to have been sparked off by a certain degree of insensitive and heavy-handed policing.”
Blunt, crude
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