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Hawk

An adviser or policymaker who is consistently concerned with inflation. That is, hawks favor maintaining low inflation over promoting high economic growth. As a result, hawks tend to prefer central banks to set relatively high interest rates. The term "hawk" may apply to persons who are concerned with another economic policy (e.g. deficit hawk), but the term, by itself, usually refers to an inflation hawk.
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Then the Sky Scourge permitted another of his rare smiles to be visible as his hawklike vision spied a field with a well-lighted runway dead ahead.
Is the corporate governance of these firms more hawklike than that of other firms?
the clear-cut features, hawklike high-bridged nose, eyes like polished coal under the protecting lintel of eyebrows straight as the firm, thin-lipped mouth, [narrator's evaluation] could only be chiseled by generations of noble forebears.
A girl offers her roses, with a look of trust one hopes is justified, to a bronzed soldier, who has a hawklike glint of approval in his gleaming eyes as he presses her leg.
The fledgling does not possess the characteristic cuckoo call, but rather has developed vocalization that is hawklike.