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physically toughened so as to have great endurance

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tough and callous by virtue of experience

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It's not a stretch, then, to see Tammuz himself as the hard-bitten man from a distant land.
Stallone plays Barney 'The Schizo' Ross, the hard-bitten leader of an all-star team of mercenaries.
This impressively sustained French crime drama is classy hard-bitten subtitled fare...
So what is Sarah playing, a hard-bitten trader, a greedy hedge fund manager?
Castellanos presents McQuinn in A Dragon in the Caribbean, the second action-adventure novel starring the hard-bitten NOC Central Intelligence Agency officer Felipe McQuinn and his trusted allies.
American audiences in 1942 hoped the hard-bitten and cynical Rick would find it in his tough-guy heart to forgive and rescue the lovely Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman) and to help her husband-hero Victor Lazlo (Paul Henreid) escape the snares of his Nazi captors.
Elsewhere, a former Immigration Department employee writes about the way the department has been slowly shaped into a 'hard-bitten agent of race'.
Talented private investigator Zoe Boehm has been a hard-bitten cynical loner since she killed the person who brutally murdered her husband, Joe.
and the hard-bitten observations of politicians, civil servants and military men'.
By contrast, de Bellaigue (despite his evident rapture over his Iranian wife) is the sort of hard-bitten, sharp-eyed reporter most Americans feel comfortable with.
Connelly's hard-bitten hero is made of tough stuff and he needs every ounce of determination to fathom out the riddle of an innocent young girl's death in 1988, when the city was a hotbed of racial tension.
The 14-year-old, 6ft sensation from Hawaii hits the ball 300 yards and has already played so well on the American Men's tour that even hard-bitten US male professionals have asked for her autograph.
Curtis has always distinguished herself in the hard-bitten music world by forsaking irony and cynicism.
Even the most hard-bitten among us harbors a secret desire For a brand's recovery because its demise is like losing a member of the extended Family.