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physically toughened so as to have great endurance

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tough and callous by virtue of experience

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It's not a stretch, then, to see Tammuz himself as the hard-bitten man from a distant land.
Talented private investigator Zoe Boehm has been a hard-bitten cynical loner since she killed the person who brutally murdered her husband, Joe.
and the hard-bitten observations of politicians, civil servants and military men'.
By contrast, de Bellaigue (despite his evident rapture over his Iranian wife) is the sort of hard-bitten, sharp-eyed reporter most Americans feel comfortable with.
Connelly's hard-bitten hero is made of tough stuff and he needs every ounce of determination to fathom out the riddle of an innocent young girl's death in 1988, when the city was a hotbed of racial tension.
The 14-year-old, 6ft sensation from Hawaii hits the ball 300 yards and has already played so well on the American Men's tour that even hard-bitten US male professionals have asked for her autograph.
Curtis has always distinguished herself in the hard-bitten music world by forsaking irony and cynicism.
Hard-bitten UK grocery buyers are used to most things wacky in world food trading, but even their eyebrows shot up at the sight of this company at the Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco last week.
Even the most hard-bitten among us harbors a secret desire For a brand's recovery because its demise is like losing a member of the extended Family.
A hard-bitten old detective arrives at the scene where a rookie officer has had to shoot a violent criminal.
The result of this achievement is that, without any prompting, even some of the most hard-bitten analysts will happily volunteer fulsome praise of the company's strategy and management team.
But "Rudy" worked for us--the great choral group (probably the famous Notre Dame Glee Club), doing those great Fighting Irish fight songs, the sweep of the stadium and campus, the ferocious physicality of the football, and several touching relationships, particularly an understated rapport between Rudy and a hard-bitten groundskeeper.
Reacting to another twist of fate, hard-bitten industry types at the WFF cried openly when they heard about the death of Spanish actor Francisco Rabal.
In these hard-bitten days, struggling troupes must depend on support from their patrons just to survive.
com Though inclined more towards the ornamental flower grower than us hard-bitten vegetable fanatics, this site features an impressive list of bulbs, seed, equipment and know-how, with a remarkably easy-to-navigate design.