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- Ruthless and usually unrestricted control.
- Josef Stalin ruled the Soviet Union with an iron fist.
- Symbol of an army's tank or cavalry branch.
- (ruthless control): iron hand, despotism, totalitarianism, autocracy, monocracy, fascism
- (symbol): armoured fist, armored fist, mailed fist