Word of the Day: Draconian



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Draconian
drā-ˈkō-nē-ən
adjective
 
1
Excessively severe or cruel
2
Rigorous or extremely challenging
 
 
 
Examples of Draconian in a sentence
 
"The principal was known for harshly draconian punishments."
 
"The military is moving away from draconian methods and embracing a more positive approach to training."
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