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hard (a):
not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure
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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?

Related Words: difficult
hard (s):
characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
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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

Related Words: arduousheavylaboriousoperosetoilsome
hard (s):
dried out
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hard dry rolls left over from the day before
hard (s):
unfortunate or hard to bear
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had hard luck.
a tough break
hard (a):
resisting weight or pressure
hard (a):
dispassionate
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took a hard look.
a hard bargainer
hard (a):
(of speech sounds); produced with the back of the tongue raised toward or touching the velum
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Russian distinguished between hard consonants and palatalized or soft consonants
hard (a):
(of light) transmitted directly from a pointed light source
hard (s):
being distilled rather than fermented; having a high alcoholic content
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hard liquor
hard (s):
given to excessive indulgence of bodily appetites especially for intoxicating liquors
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a hard drinker
Related Word: intemperate
hard (a):
produced without vibration of the vocal cords
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unvoiced consonants such as `p' and `k' and `s'
Related Words: unvoicedvoiceless
hard (s):
very strong or vigorous
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strong winds.
a hard left to the chin.
a knockout punch.
a severe blow

Related Word: severe
hard (r):
with effort or force or vigor
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the team played hard.
worked hard all day.
pressed hard on the lever.
hit the ball hard.
slammed the door hard
hard (r):
to the full extent possible; all the way
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hard alee.
the ship went hard astern.
swung the wheel hard left
hard (r):
slowly and with difficulty
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prejudices die hard
hard (r):
causing great damage or hardship
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industries hit hard by the depression.
she was severely affected by the bank's failure

Related Word: severely
hard (r):
with firmness
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held hard to the railing
hard (r):
earnestly or intently
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thought hard about it.
stared hard at the accused
hard (r):
with pain or distress or bitterness
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he took the rejection very hard
hard (r):
very near or close in space or time
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it stands hard by the railroad tracks.
they were hard on his heels.
a strike followed hard upon the plant's opening
hard (r):
into a solid condition
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concrete that sets hard within a few hours
hard (r):
indulging excessively
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he drank heavily
Related Words: heavilyintemperately
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