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What is another word for heavy-handedly?

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Adverb for strict or exacting in standards
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“But, in no time at all, the rank and file quickly took a fierce disliking to Musham's heavy-handed rules and regulations.”
Adverb for domineering or overbearing in one's treatment of others
“The heavy-handed boss may motivate his team to get the job done today, but he will also motivate them to start looking for a new employer.”
Adverb for clumsy, inept, or overly forceful in execution
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“The whole exercise smacks of a heavy-handed attempt at censorship.”
Adverb for crude in manner, lacking subtlety, nuance or refinement
“Though the transition from sated decadence to virtuous barbarism is blunt and heavy-handed, the echo of the beginning of the poem is more carefully managed.”
Adverb for not able to be suffered, difficult or impossible to endure
Adverb for lacking in imagination or originality
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