hard-boiled


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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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It is precisely with the noir detective series that the American hard-boiled genre comes to take the place of the British enigma novel in France, and also later in Latin America.
With the notable exception of Raymond Chandler, Dashiell Hammert and Ross Macdonald, that hard-boiled trio the snooty, gate-keeping literati eventually embraced as delightfully cynical American modernists, the authors of hard-boiled detective fiction were not t o be taken seriously.
But depending on how those hard-boiled eggs were cooled, their unrefrigerated storage may pose a risk of botulism, according to researchers with the National Food Processors Association (NFPA) in Washington, D.
But one mum said: "Half the girls hard-boiled their eggs so they couldn't get broken.
Schuyler's "The Shoemaker Murders" is a hard-boiled story that stands comparison with the best that Black Mask has to offer.
He uses plenty of hard-boiled dialogue ("'You know what I mean
Umney's Last Case'' feels like a genuine dud, a too-cheeky-by-half tale of a hard-boiled horndog of a detective who meets his maker -- the writer who created him, who forces the two to switch places.
still plans to finish that trilogy he promised, but has temporarily gotten side-tracked; after the first volume--on Poe, Borges, and detective stories--he thought he really ought to deal with the offshoot of the tradition of hard-boiled detective fiction.
The competition involves decorating a hard-boiled egg and rolling it down one of the steepest slopes in Woolton Woods, Camp Hill, to see which will go the furthest.
Most cooks know that a hard-boiled egg spins much faster than a raw or partially cooked egg.
The scale and breadth of the ``Pacific'' projects is wide-ranging and contains concepts from ``Rooks,'' a hard-boiled futuristic cop thriller to ``Newts,'' described by Mason as ```Die Hard' with funny animals.
March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --From hard-boiled eggs for decorating, to quiches and stratas for brunch, eggs are the centerpiece of Easter holiday traditions.
Author Aram Saroyan blends the hard-boiled styles of such classic private eyes as were produced by Chandler, Hammett, and Ross MacDonald into a contemporary tale of information age intrigue.
5 Drain the noodles and divide between two bowls, ladle in the hot laksa and top with the hard-boiled eggs and toasted macadamia nuts.
The Internet features multiple hacks for making the best hard-boiled eggs such as using vinegar, salt and even baking soda.