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Synonyms for hard

with difficulty

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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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The only factor that was identified as making it harder to monitor signs and symptoms was confidence (7%).
We have 120,000 individuals for whom we insure their personal jewelry," Harder said.
But the harder we make it to hijack or place bombs on airliners, the more incentive terrorists have to try something else--like shoulder-fired missiles.
The harder it is to explain a business, the more you have to rely on external measures of value -- like financial statements.
It's pretty dramatic; once students feet part of a community it's harder for them not go to the school.
It makes it harder to find and hire experienced people and to feel like you're 'in the loop.
When it is very hot and muggy the job gets a whole lot harder.
The fact is, they are careful shoppers, they need just as much reassurance from a site as any other shopper, and they are harder to please and have less disposable income than their older counterparts.
Even the Web makes things harder for some by making overwhelming amounts of information so accessible.
Barry McCaffrey, the drug czar, says marijuana is a "gateway" drug that leads to the harder stuff.
Predict: After a fire, will it be easier or harder for plants to get the resources they need?
Pulling harder can create another problem: It can deform the soft core of a heavy profile, building in stresses that could cause unacceptable shrinkage later.
People think harder about right and wrong when raising their own children, where they have more of a stake and influence.
It isn't very fair for the new generation to have to do harder exams than the people before them.