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huge iron gates
The whole region was still in the iron grip of winter.
For almost 50 years, Hoover ran the FBI with an iron fist.
She possesses an iron will and a sense of purpose.
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used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend
the bone at the front of your lower leg, between your knee and your ankle. A more usual word is...
a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career
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Definition of iron from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.