hard-handed


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physically toughened so as to have great endurance

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In a move that reminded some of the hard-handed tactics of a certain Seattle-based software firm, Cadence went to the media to make its buyout overtures known to the world after Mentor rebuffed them behind closed doors.
The fact is that modern batsmen encounter well-controlled finger-spin so rarely, that their hard-handed technique makes them sitting ducks.
But if these messages prevent illness, shouldn't the government continue to press for hard-handed style health campaigns?
Public opposition to the lawsuits may be due, in part, to what some people consider hard-handed tactics by the RIAA.
The hard-handed grip of the pirate on our collective imagination remains an unsolved cultural puzzle.
It's a style not suited for the faint of heart - San Francisco lost potential stars Ra'oof Sadat and Dony Wilcher the last two years because they couldn't handle Mathews' hard-handed approach.
The opener pushed hard-handed at one that was short of full length and Vaughan was drawn into playing at a slightly wide one that he might have ignored later in the innings.
Some people believe that it is too much of a hard-handed approach, putting asylum-seekers in flotels and the like.
Criticism this week by football player Ahmed Al-Merghani of general-turned-president Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi's hard-handed repression of dissent and failure to defeat a mushrooming insurgency in the Sinai Peninsula signals mounting discontent in Egypt.
Flintoff is so hard-handed that any movement away by the pace bowlers will undo him.
Those divisions have begun to whither much as popular support for the military has started to fray at the edges as a result of the hard-handed, brutal crackdown on Islamist and non-Islamist opposition to armed forces-backed rule.