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Synonyms for hack

Synonyms for hack

one who works hard at boring tasks

a politician who belongs to a small clique that controls a political party for private rather than public ends

a mediocre and disdained writer

a tool (as a hoe or pick or mattock) used for breaking up the surface of the soil

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a car driven by a person whose job is to take passengers where they want to go in exchange for money

an old or over-worked horse

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a horse kept for hire

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a saddle horse used for transportation rather than sport etc

cut with a hacking tool

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be able to manage or manage successfully

cut away

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kick on the arms

kick on the shins

fix a computer program piecemeal until it works

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significantly cut up a manuscript

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cough spasmodically

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Finally arriving after a troubled history (it took three years to make and director John McTiernan has virtually disowned it after the film was reportedly hacked around by writer Michael Crichton, from whose book Eaters Of The Dead it is adapted), this isn't as bad as you might expect.
Safari Hacking: Now the FTC proposes to settle Google's latest privacy transgression when it hacked around privacy settings on the iPhone, iPad and other devices that use the Safari browser.
Chicago Grey hacked around the inside and then did his rivals for toe in the National Hunt Chase - he is not an out-and-out stayer and has the ability to travel.
We have taken some more injuries and suspensions this week so the team will have to be hacked around.
Leonard, who was convinced he would miss the cut on Friday, must have wished he had on Saturday as he hacked around in the high winds.
Last summer, he hacked around in Hell Bunker at St Andrews, throwing clubs like a mere mortal and racking up a terrible 10.