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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.
The government has threatened to handle the situation with an iron fist. It is necessary to take strict measures against non-taxpayers.
Last year, three Marvel series were also cut off from the streamer, namely Iron Fist, Luke Cage, and Daredevil.
Netflix (https://www.ibtimes.com/daredevil-canceled-or-renewed-netflix-continues-axing-marvel-tv-shows-2737461) canceled "Daredevil" just weeks after Season 3 premiered and following the cancellations of "Marvel's Iron Fist" and "Marvel's Luke Cage," both of which had two seasons.
Sexual harassment at workplace is a very serious issue that needs to be dealt with an iron fist and thankfully the Pakistan law allows a woman to raise the voice against the wrong things and sexual harassment happened at the workplace.
'Iron Fist,' starring Finn Jones, and 'Luke Cage,' starring Mike Colter, lasted two seasons each.
ISLAMABAD -- Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi on Friday said that any misadventure by the enemy shall be thwarted with an iron fist.
Netflix canceling two Marvel series ("Iron Fist" and "Luke Cage") while also streaming its best superhero offering to date ("Daredevil") is as cold as it is predictable.
IRON FIST AXED NETFLIX shocked many with its announcement that it was cancelling Iron Fist but, to be fair, it feels like a bit of a mercy killing.