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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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Noting the hawklike cry of the fledglings, the observer concludes that the cuckoo must have already undergone transformation into the hawk.
And it strikes with a swift, hawklike dive, not the slow, sweeping glide of an owl.
He's a lean, intense guy, and I soon discover he's also got hawklike vision (20/13) and is so skilled that he's often hired by federal agencies to do bird surveys.
But she still had concentrated attention, an intensely focused gaze (perfectly caught in Max Ernst's surrealist portrait of 1934, which is reproduced in the book) and instant, hawklike decisiveness.
That strong, hawklike beak could take off a finger or two, no problem.
These men recalled prayerful women to whom love meant hawklike watchfulness for their sons' salvation.
The first I saw of him was a brightly patterned shirt, a waist-length ponytail, and a hawklike profile glaring at a computer screen.
a tall, angular patrolman with a hawklike face and bobcat eyes broke the tension.
Hawksbill turtles, so named due to their hawklike head features, are classified by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as critically endangered and close to extinction.