Of or like Procrustes or his actions.
Procrustes was one of many villains defeated by the Greek hero Theseus. According to Greek mythology, Procrustes was a robber who killed his victims in a most cruel and unusual way. He made them lie on an iron bed and would force them to fit the bed by cutting off the parts that hung off the ends or by stretching those people who were too short.
Designed or acting to secure conformity at any cost; drastic or ruthless.
Producing or designed to produce strict conformity by ruthless or arbitrary means.