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Hard 1

Definition: Not easily penetrated, cut, or separated into parts; not yielding to pressure; firm; solid; compact; applied to material bodies, and opposed to soft; as, hard wood; hard flesh; a hard apple.

Hard 2

Definition: Difficult, mentally or judicially; not easily apprehended, decided, or resolved; as a hard problem.

Hard 3

Definition: Difficult to accomplish; full of obstacles; laborious; fatiguing; arduous; as, a hard task; a disease hard to cure.

Hard 4

Definition: Difficult to resist or control; powerful.

Hard 5

Definition: Difficult to bear or endure; not easy to put up with or consent to; hence, severe; rigorous; oppressive; distressing; unjust; grasping; as, a hard lot; hard times; hard fare; a hard winter; hard conditions or terms.

Hard 6

Definition: Difficult to please or influence; stern; unyielding; obdurate; unsympathetic; unfeeling; cruel; as, a hard master; a hard heart; hard words; a hard character.

Hard 7

Definition: Not easy or agreeable to the taste; stiff; rigid; ungraceful; repelling; as, a hard style.

Hard 8

Definition: Rough; acid; sour, as liquors; as, hard cider.

Hard 9

Definition: Abrupt or explosive in utterance; not aspirated, sibilated, or pronounced with a gradual change of the organs from one position to another; said of certain consonants, as c in came, and g in go, as distinguished from the same letters in center, general, etc.

Hard 10

Definition: Wanting softness or smoothness of utterance; harsh; as, a hard tone.

Hard 11

Definition: Rigid in the drawing or distribution of the figures; formal; lacking grace of composition.

Hard 12

Definition: Having disagreeable and abrupt contrasts in the coloring or light and shade.

Hard 13

Definition: With pressure; with urgency; hence, diligently; earnestly.

Hard 14

Definition: With difficulty; as, the vehicle moves hard.

Hard 15

Definition: Uneasily; vexatiously; slowly.

Hard 16

Definition: So as to raise difficulties.

Hard 17

Definition: With tension or strain of the powers; violently; with force; tempestuously; vehemently; vigorously; energetically; as, to press, to blow, to rain hard; hence, rapidly; as, to run hard.

Hard 18

Definition: Close or near.

Hard 19

Definition: To harden; to make hard.

Hard 20

Definition: A ford or passage across a river or swamp.

hard 21

Definition: 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"; "a difficult child"; "found himself in a difficult situation"; "why i

hard 22

Definition: characterized by toilsome 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

hard 23

Definition: dried out; "hard dry rolls left over from the day before"

hard 24

Definition: unfortunate or hard to bear; "had hard luck"; "a tough break"

hard 25

Definition: not yielding to pressure or easily penetrated; "hard as rock"

hard 26

Definition: metaphorically hard; "a hard fate"; "took a hard look"; "a hard bargainer"; "a hard climb"

hard 27

Definition: of speech sounds

hard 28

Definition: having a high alcoholic content; "hard liquor"

hard 29

Definition: very strong or vigorous; "strong winds"; "a hard left to the chin"; "a knockout punch"; "a severe blow"

hard 30

Definition: having undergone fermentation; "hard cider"

hard 31

Definition: 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"

hard 32

Definition: to the full extent possible; all the way; "hard alee"; "the ship went hard astern"; "swung the wheel hard left"

hard 33

Definition: slowly and with difficulty; "prejudices die hard"

hard 34

Definition: causing great damage or hardship; "industries hit hard by the depression"; "she was severely affected by the bank''s failure"

hard 35

Definition: with firmness; "held hard to the railing"

hard 36

Definition: earnestly or intently; "thought hard about it"; "stared hard at the accused"

hard 37

Definition: with pain or distress or bitterness; "he took the rejection very hard"

hard 38

Definition: 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"

hard 39

Definition: into a solid condition; "concrete that sets hard within a few hours"

hard 40

Definition: indulging excessively; "he drank heavily"


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