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Synonyms for hard

with difficulty

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hard by

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Synonyms for hard

unyielding to pressure or force

physically toughened so as to have great endurance

not easy to do, achieve, or master

conveying great physical force

indulging in drink to an excessive degree

rigorous and unsparing in treating others

cold and forbidding

causing sharp, often prolonged discomfort

based on fact

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containing alcohol

in a violent, strenuous way

with intense energy and force

to a point near in time, space, or relation

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not easy

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resisting weight or pressure

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very strong or vigorous

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characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion

produced without vibration of the vocal cords

(of light) transmitted directly from a pointed light source

(of speech sounds)

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given to excessive indulgence of bodily appetites especially for intoxicating liquors

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being distilled rather than fermented

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unfortunate or hard to bear

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dried out

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with firmness

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causing great damage or hardship

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indulging excessively

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Khaled's campaign comes hard upon the heels of a deadly terrorist bombing outside a church in Alexandria that claimed the lives of 23 Copts, who had just finished a New Year Mass.
Developed countries are very hard upon cigarette companies.
Reuben Reid looked unhappy and Nicholls is totally drained of confidence while Julian Gray should reflect long and hard upon his afternoon's work - and then donate his week's wages to a worthy cause.
So, no wonder she's drinking hard upon her return to a large, empty family home in a small town that has grown much more depressed since she last touched down.
Following hard upon his 25th anniversary on the show, Larry King is closing up Larry King Live, whose ratings have been in decline.
Coming down hard upon ANP-led provincial government, PPP-S chief said that the report of Transparency International (TI) had exposed not only bad governance of the nationalist party but also its inability to run the government.
I might break my neck By falling hard upon the 'deck' So I see the snow through different eyes Now that I'm older and perhaps more wise And I hope in the morning when I awake There's no more snow for goodness sake
Yet something you have been working hard upon can now take a leap forwards.
Then mark the change that follows hard upon discovery.
I say now that there are aspects of the evidence given by each of these persons which has caused me to reflect long and hard upon their credibility, accuracy and reliability.
In his judgement, Mr Justice Williams said: "I say now that there are aspects of the evidence given by each of these persons which has caused me to reflect long and hard upon their credibility, accuracy and reliability.
Look hard upon him", Pity cried, "And you would know what's real pride.
Following hard upon is "La Sangre Brota" ("Blood Appears") by Argentine writer-director Pablo Fendrik.
Ashton's squad will be down, but none should be too hard upon themselves.
Unless we are prepared to be extremely hard upon people who misuse drugs and allow others to suffer, the situation will simply get worse.