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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

One who takes a firm and uncompromising position.

Usage examples (35)
  • BUCHANAN: Romney was not a hard-liner on the border.
  • None of the eight candidates identifies himself as a hard-liner.
  • It's not a question of who is a hard-liner or who is more moderate.
  • No wonder my White House hard-liner was so "relieved," as he told me. for more
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