highhanded

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high·hand·ed

 (hī′hăn′dĭd)
adj.
Arrogant; overbearing: was annoyed by the manager's highhanded attitude.

high′hand′ed·ly adv.
high′hand′ed·ness n.
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president's national security advisor, (https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-49353727) John Bolton, also warned China against highhandedness in Hong Kong and urged it to handle the situation carefully, "because people in America remember Tiananmen Square."
ISLAMABAD -- Firdous Ashiq Awan, assistant to Prime Minister (PM) on information has said she accepts Shahid Khaqan Abbasi challenge as theft and highhandedness will not work and the plundered money will have to be returned now.
He blamed the Pakistan Peoples Party's (PPP) Sindh government for highhandedness while snatching shelter from the people.
They said no cleanliness is made in about 20 villages of the UC and he is also not giving solar plates, fans in this scorching heat wave, sewing machines and other material to the poor villagers which the protesters termed his highhandedness. They further alleged that UC Chairman was always remain absent from his office hence issues faced by the villagers still unresolved.
LAHORE -- There seems to be no end to police highhandedness as another incident was reported in the city.
'With this highhandedness, the government has actually denied the common man's right to celebrating Eid,' he added.
Expressing concern over growing incidents of lawyers' highhandedness, Justice Naqvi recalled that there was a video available on social media wherein lawyers were hurling abuses on judges.
The MCAs accuse the Speaker of highhandedness, skewed allocation of opportunities for foreign trips, appointing a clique of friends to special committees and reporting their absence from committee meetings to the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).Some MCAs are said to claim allowances even without attending committee sittings.
He urged the government to take strict notice of the highhandedness of shipping lines, their agents and terminal operators responsible for fearlessly looting the business community.
He urged the government to take strict notice of the highhandedness of shipping lines, their agents, and terminal operators responsible for fearlessly looting the business community.
FOLLOWING the alleged highhandedness, brutality and extrajudicial execution perpetrated by the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS), thousands of Nigerians led by a Coalition will, on Monday, stage a peaceful protest in several cities across Nigeria to call for the immediate dissolution of SARS as a Police unit.
Peshawar -- The Inspector General of Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Nasir Khan Durrani has suspended an ASI and MHC on charges of misuse of authority and highhandedness and further ordered departmental inquiry against them.