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  • dried out
    • hard dry rolls left over from the day before
  • unfortunate or hard to bear
    • had hard luck
    • a tough break
  • being distilled rather than fermented; having a high alcoholic content
    • hard liquor
  • given to excessive indulgence of bodily appetites especially for intoxicating liquors
    • a hard drinker
  • (of speech sounds); produced with the back of the tongue raised toward or touching the velum
    • Russian distinguished between hard consonants and palatalized or soft consonants
  • (of light) transmitted directly from a pointed light source
  • produced without vibration of the vocal cords
    • unvoiced consonants such as `p' and `k' and `s'
  • characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
    • worked their arduous way up the mining valley
    • a grueling campaign
    • hard labor
    • heavy work
    • heavy going
    • spent many laborious hours on the project
    • set a punishing pace
  • very strong or vigorous
    • strong winds
    • a hard left to the chin
    • a knockout punch
    • a severe blow
  • resisting weight or pressure
  • dispassionate;
    • took a hard look
    • a hard bargainer
  • not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure
    • a difficult task
    • nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access
    • difficult times
    • why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?
  • to the full extent possible; all the way
    • hard alee
    • the ship went hard astern
    • swung the wheel hard left
  • with pain or distress or bitterness
    • he took the rejection very hard
  • very near or close in space or time
    • it stands hard by the railroad tracks
    • they were hard on his heels
    • a strike followed hard upon the plant's opening
  • into a solid condition
    • concrete that sets hard within a few hours
  • indulging excessively
    • he drank heavily
  • slowly and with difficulty
    • prejudices die hard
  • causing great damage or hardship
    • industries hit hard by the depression
    • she was severely affected by the bank's failure
  • earnestly or intently
    • thought hard about it
    • stared hard at the accused
  • with firmness
    • held hard to the railing
  • with effort or force or vigor
    • the team played hard
    • worked hard all day
    • pressed hard on the lever
    • hit the ball hard
    • slammed the door hard
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