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Synonyms for crusty

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Synonyms for crusty

having a hardened crust as a covering

brusque and surly and forbidding

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But Rosie transcends all that with her quiet magic and ability to adapt and to melt away even the harshest crustiness.
Both were operators and both had reputations for crustiness and direct talk in their communities.
Additionally, warmers on the shelves ensure that the breads don't grow cold or lose their crustiness.
With the wary crustiness of a Yorkshire businessman, he has fought SIS's much-criticised corner with doughty defiance.
The crustiness that I had originally encountered gave way to a certain sweetness, and my original horror at her visits turned into great affection.
These bagels are so tasty and offer the perfect texture -- chewy inside with a hint of crustiness outside -- that the addition of a topping seems almost wrong.
A certain tone of glib inaccuracy characterizes the Collings style," Rimanelli has already announced - and he starts a crescendo of confused thundering against British crustiness and provincialism and Swinging London.
A Buckingham Palace insider said: "Even Prince Philip, known for his intolerance and general crustiness, thinks of Mandela as a good egg.
Stories of Captain Meyrick's crustiness, bad temper and general frightfulness are legion and there are still some Bury St Edmunds citizens who are too scared to visit the collection, though Captain Meyrick died in harness in 1986.
Hymie chose to use Campbell's own words to bring his unpretentious crustiness back to life for us to enjoy.
And though my crustiness then had more to do with economics, the cost of mosquito dope, and the fact that during a three-month fishing frenzy I lost all track of time, place, and social civility, it certainly wouldn't hurt to save a couple of quarters at this juncture, either.