iron fist


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iron fist

n.
Rigorous or despotic control: ruled the nation with an iron fist.

i′ron·fist′ed (ī′ərn-fĭs′tĭd) adj.
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Noun1.iron fist - rigorous or ruthless control; "she rules the office with an iron fist"; "it takes an iron fist to contain the dissenting factions"
control - power to direct or determine; "under control"
References in classic literature ?
The blind man clung close to me, holding me in one iron fist and leaning almost more of his weight on me than I could carry.
His huge shoulder heaved and he sent an iron fist smash into Magnus's bland Mongolian visage, laying him on the lawn as flat as a starfish.
The figure slowly raised his iron fist and shook it with a terrible menace.
Finn and Jessica portray Danny Rand (aka Iron Fist) and Colleen Wing in Netflix's latest superhero series 'Marvel's Iron Fist,' which begins streaming its first season today.
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Iron Fist looks down, way down, at me and immediately I notice he's missing the blond flat top.
It seems like that's probably how she'll meet Iron Fist, but she won't realize that Colleen has a superhero ready to go.
Voters who prefer a strongman for our next president cite the need for an iron fist in order to instill discipline among the people.
In Germany Hitler emerged to "save" them from anarchy and the same will happen in Iraq with a dictator taking over to rule with an iron fist and bring the people security.
On one hand, Luke Cage will share a mentor-mentee relationship with Iron Fist.