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Synonyms for tough

Synonyms for tough

physically toughened so as to have great endurance

capable of exerting considerable effort or of withstanding considerable stress or hardship

not easy to do, achieve, or master

marked by vigorous physical exertion

rigorous and unsparing in treating others

indicating or possessing determination, resolution, or persistence

a rough, violent person who engages in destructive actions

a person who treats others violently and roughly, especially for hire

tough out: to carry on through despite hardships

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someone who learned to fight in the streets rather than being formally trained in the sport of boxing

an aggressive and violent young criminal

not given to gentleness or sentimentality

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very difficult

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physically toughened

substantially made or constructed

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violent and lawless

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feeling physical discomfort or pain ('tough' is occasionally used colloquially for 'bad')

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resistant to cutting or chewing

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unfortunate or hard to bear

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making great mental demands

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Bittium Tough Comnode fulfils the data transfer needs for mobile troops by functioning for example as a VoIP phone (Voice over IP), an IP router (Internet Protocol), and an SHDSL repeater (Symmetrical High-speed Digital Subscriber Line).
In November the more demanding 10-mile race will be presented by Tough Mudder.
This is the first time that Tough Mudder will be in the Philippines and it's not just about being tough, it's also about teamwork and determination," said Proactive COO Justine Cordero, who joined Proactive Sports president Julius Em, Proactive's Mike Yung, Tough Mudder operations manager Nathan Bassett, and Pilipinas Obstacle Sports Federation president Alberto Agra in the launch.
Tough Mudder Half is a 5 mile mud and obstacle course featuring some of Tough Mudder's signature obstacles - but excluding the more extreme elements such as ice and electricity.
Tough Mudder is also introducing Tough Mudder 5k - Up Late, a Friday evening event for an after-hours adrenaline hit.
We have a tough start, so we're doing everything to prepare for Saturday and then hopefully we can push on against Stockport.
The winner of this final showdown, which consists of an obstacle course with numerous tough challenges, will win the grand prize of PHP 250,000.
They really were tough mudders," said event spokesman Michael Furness.
We are giving you and a friend the opportunity to conquer the challenge of a lifetime at Tough Mudder Scotland and tackle Sony's obstacle Arctic Enema 2.
Ginger Grouse announced its partnership with the obstacle course as The Official Pint Partner of Tough Mudder UK.
There are some very tough decisions the Iranians are going to have to make--very tough--in order to meet the international community's standard for certainty as to the peacefulness of this program," Kerry told US senators Thursday.
Tough Times for the President is a fascinating, challenging, and important book.
Ex-England skipper Alan Shearer admitted: "That is a tough group.
A funny thing happened to author Paul Tough after he spent several years researching and reporting on education.
The rough is thick and there are a few crosswinds which makes the fairways tough to hit.