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Synonyms for nut

a person who is ardently devoted to a particular subject or activity

the uppermost part of the body

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Therefore, they are the best to plant in any given location where these hickory trees are part of the native eco-system.) To obtain hickory nuts, however, one must still "go nutting" for several years after planting the trees, because they do not bear nuts for at least five years, and trying to estimate how many years will pass before trees of a particular type go into full nut-bearing potential is a tough nut to crack indeed.
* Brazil was a tough nut to crack, says Volando CEO Esteban Torbar.
The 26-year-old Ancajas was the much taller fighter but Santiago proved to be a tough nut to crack.
Grimsby, who have lost just three of their 15 away league fixtures, are a tough nut to crack but Rovers look the value at 13-8.
Back to the minimum trip and with Billy Lee in the saddle, An Saighdiur should prove a tough nut to crack, with Tommy Stack's Great Minds, better than his effort when a beaten favourite in a handicap at the Curragh last week, and Mick Easterby's mare Aetna likely to give him most to do.
Martin Jol's side are a tough nut to crack at Craven Cottage where they have lost just three of 15 matches.
Hinckley had the opportunities to kill off the game after the break but found stopper Dan Lowson a tough nut to crack, before Danny Newton hit the goal-frame for the second time with a deft chip.
Victory would take the Black and Greens to fifth in the table, but their West Wales visitors have often proved a tough nut to crack in the past.
Whoever they field they will be a tough nut to crack.
The Love Street defender knows the runaway Division Two leaders will be a tough nut to crack in the quarter-final clash.
The Imps, needing just a point to secure their play-off place, proved a tough nut to crack.
Villa are in good form themselves, however, and will be a tough nut to crack. My heart tells me we will win but my head says a draw, which would not be a disaster.
Bolton will be a tough nut to crack, make no mistake.
County had hauled themselves within sight of Second Division safety by picking up 13 points from the last available 15 but found Chesterfield a tough nut to crack.
Also a tough nut to crack is the show's inclusion of some singers who are more 'tween' than child.