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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtaskmastertask‧mas‧ter /ˈtɑːskˌmɑːstə $ ˈtæskˌmæstər/ noun   be a hard/stern/tough taskmaster
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taskmasterThe market therefore serves as both information system and taskmaster.True to his word, he schooled her in horsemanship and was a hard taskmaster.Freedom is a heavy taskmaster for those awake enough to appreciate it.No central planner need call, no taskmaster need coerce.It had been a hard day and the river could be a severe taskmaster at times.If self-employment is any guide, the dejobbed worker is likely to be a stern taskmaster.
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