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heavy-handed

adj.1.same as ham-fisted.
2.unjustly harsh or domineering; as, incensed at the government's heavy-handed economic policies.
Adj.1.heavy-handed - not skillful in physical movement especially with the hands; "a bumbling mechanic"; "a bungling performance"; "ham-handed governmental interference"; "could scarcely empty a scuttle of ashes, so handless was the poor creature"- Mary H. Vorse
2.heavy-handed - unjustly domineering; "incensed at the government's heavy-handed economic economic policies"; "a manager who rode roughshod over all opposition"
Synonyms: roughshod
autocratic, awkward, bungling, clumsy, despotic, dictatorial, domineering, graceless, harsh, imperious, inept, magisterial, maladroit, oppressive, overbearing, severe, tyrannical, ungraceful
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