(n.) The hand with the fingers doubled into the palm; the closed hand, especially as clinched tightly for the purpose of striking a blow.
(n.) The talons of a bird of prey.
(n.) the index mark [/], used to direct special attention to the passage which follows.
(v. t.) To strike with the fist.
(v. t.) To gripe with the fist.
(1) This is a struggle for the survival of our nation.” As ever, after Trump’s media dressing-down, his operation was quick to fit a velvet glove to an iron fist.
(2) It took years of prep work to make this sort of Übermensch thing socially acceptable, let alone hot – lots of “legalize it!” and “you are economic supermen!” appeals to the balled-and-entitled toddler-fists of the sociopathic libertechian madding crowd to really get mechanized mass-death neo-fascism taken mainstream .
(3) The "respect the game" police are back, (do they ever go away) and after Adrian Gonzalez, who dared to pump his fists following a fourth inning double that brought home LA's first run of the game.
(4) The defendants punched their air with their fists and shouted "peacefully" as their sentences were handed down, according to relatives.
(5) Ipso, he concluded, wants to come to this performance “armed with a slim clear book of rules and not with an iron fist”.
(6) I get to make jokes and pound my fist and get retweets and faves because I’m a comedian.
(7) On the day, however, the Queen's 80th birthday won hand over fist against both Cameron and the huskies and Mrs Blair and the hairdressing bill .
(8) Album of the year: Random Access Memories - Daft Punk Daft Punk snatches record of the year from Macklemore's tiny fists.
(9) Globiz hopes there's no repeat of last year's Star Magic Ball where Salvador prompted a major fist-fight to break out between two of the country's hottest young actors, Matteo Guidicelli and Coco Martin (think the R-Patz and Taylor Lautner of the Philippines).
(10) 62 min: Lyon win another corner, which McGregor fists away cleanly.
(11) The people of Iran, the region, Israel, America and the world deserve better than a deal that consolidates the grip on power of the violent revolutionary clerics who rule Tehran with an iron fist.” Here’s what members of the Bush team have said individually about the deal, since its announcement on Monday and in the weeks that led up to the announcement: Paul Wolfowitz , deputy secretary of defense under George W Bush, on Fox News : A bad deal is much worse than nothing.
(12) He had poor head control, hypertonia, and persistent fisting, and died at age 2 months.
(13) They didn't suffer fools gladly, and they ran everything with an iron fist."
(14) Private sector bondholders, many of them German banks who lent hand over fist to Greece in the runup to the crisis, were largely made good; workers have suffered wage cuts as the government struggles to make repayments to its bailout creditors.
(15) But Kiki Bertens, a smiling, 23-year-old Dutch qualifier who looked pleased just to be here, made a decent fist of her impossible assignment in dappled light on Arthur Ashe and pushed Serena Williams at least to the lower slopes of anxiety on day three of the 2015 US Open.
(16) During the first 2 min of hypoxia, glucose consumption was increased to twice the normal, and during the fist 2 min of hypercapnia, the corresponding value was less thane third of the normal.
(17) No, not Gordon Brown, although there were times when today's sleights of hand and burying of bad news had strong echoes of the clunking fist at its worst.
(18) Two groups of substernal goiters should be considered fist; the "simples" ones localised in the anterior and superior part of the mediastin.
(19) Malema became known as tough, playing dirty against those who opposed him for office, disbanding branches of the organisation that did not support him and at times taking to his opponents with his fists.
(20) A total of 33 of 34 patients with human bites and clenched-fist injuries and 33 of 39 patients with animal bites had aerobic or facultative bacteria isolated from their wounds.