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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Not soft. Also: Difficult. Using or involving a lot of mental or physical effort.

Usage examples (34)
  • There is no substitute for hard work.
  • hard alee
  • Prejudices die hard
  • Industries hit hard by the depression for more
Tutoring comment
  • The "hart" (grown male deer) has a pulsing "heart" (the organ that pumps blood through the circulatory system) and a "hard" (not soft; firm or tough) head.
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