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What is another word for heavy-handed?

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Adjective
Strict or exacting in standards
Adjective
Clumsy, insensitive, or overly forceful
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“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.”
Adjective
Simplistic, lacking subtlety or nuance
Adjective
Unpleasantly overpowering
Adjective
Strict or exacting in standards
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Adjective
Lacking in imagination or originality
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Adjective
Not to be endured
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