Highhanded sentence example

highhanded
  • It certainly appears that some of his followers, and notably his three reckless sons, had given good cause for offence by highhanded and selfish acts.
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  • These and other disputes led the emperor, as successor of Charlemagne, to treat the pope in a very highhanded way.
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  • The Washington government had indeed no cause to be well disposed to Castro, for he treated the interests of Americans in Venezuela with the same highhanded contempt for honesty and justice as those of Europeans.
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