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Synonyms for hard-boiled

Synonyms for hard-boiled

Synonyms for hard-boiled

tough and callous by virtue of experience

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used of persons

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(eggs) cooked until the yolk is solid

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But whatever way you cook your hard-boiled eggs it shouldn't have any effect on their nutritional value.
For this technique, all you need are some adhesive, hard-boiled eggs and tattoos.
If the "sheer homophobic idiocy" of this theory is beyond question, though, Cain's attempt in Serenade to incorporate a musical sensibility into the hard-boiled tough guy aesthetic (and to keep all signs of queerness at bay in doing so) gives the novel an enduring interest.
Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe traces the origins and development of the hard-boiled detective nicely, though along traditional lines, from the works of Carroll John Daly and Dashiell Hammett to those of Chandler, Mickey Spillane, and Ross Macdonald.
Hard-Boiled Sentimentality makes an important contribution to this line of thinking by exploring just how steadily and with what great success the genre of hard-boiled crime fiction has carried on the work of nineteenth-century sentimentalism.
DAY TWO Breakfast: Brown rice cereal (unsweetened puffed cereal available from health shops) - 100g - preferably dry or served with water Lunch: Plain or ham omelette and mixed salad Dinner: Pork or lamb chops with a selection of vegetables Snacks (if needed): Natural live yoghurt, vegetable crudits, hard-boiled eggs, extra meat or fish DAY THREE Breakfast: Scrambled eggs
Along the way, he includes a chapter on the emergence of hard-boiled crime fiction written by black writers.
Dear Food Dude: My question is: When you cook hard-boiled eggs, why are they sometimes difficult to peel?
THE dial of this retro-style egg-timer is marked with cooking times for soft, medium and hard-boiled.
95) -- ask for it finely chopped -- a colorfully presented melange of cut-up romaine and iceberg lettuce with small pieces of grilled chicken breast, hard-boiled egg, avocado, bacon, tomato, cucumber, crumbled blue cheese and diced mozzarella with a yogurt-based lemon and herb dressing.
Lion Quality Eggs will now tell the chef when they are soft, medium or hard-boiled, depending on their preference.
To check the benefits to the pups, the researchers gave some a series of live, stingless scorpions and others equivalent dinners of hard-boiled eggs.
Golgo 13 won't win any prizes for political correctness (characters of different ethnicities are drawn somewhat stereotypically, for instance), but the stories will certainly appeal to lovers of hard-boiled adventure.
Yet Prince's abiding blend of avantgarde and kitsch has never been cleverer than in My Life Story, 2004-2005, in which four hard-boiled jokes are stenciled on a grid of standard-issue yellow checks stretched across an expanse of creamy white, or in My Religion, 2004-2005, in which the checks--now preprinted with images of Jimi Hendrix--are arrayed in a loose configuration evocative of Jasper Johns's signature flagstone pattern.
Already in the can are shows on gay parenting, a supernatural soap opera, a gothic horror series, a naval action drama, another about a rogue asteroid, and a hard-boiled detective series.