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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a rough, coarse, or grating manner; In an unkind manner.

Usage examples (36)
  • `That's enough!,' he cut in harshly
  • Adjective : harsh treatment; harsh manners. ,a harsh life; a harsh master. ,a harsh land. ,a harsh voice; a harsh sound. ,a harsh surface....
  • But it expresses concern about what it calls harshly anti-Semitic rhetoric in some television programs.
  • "Cigars!" he called harshly to the waiter, to hide his emotion. for more
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