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Like Hannah's heart, in song

Like a Friday crossword

Like some candy






Like some cider

Verifiable, as facts



___ as a diamond




You might give this to someone you don't like

Kind of rock or candy

Not squishy

With 60-Down, gotten by great effort







Strongly alcoholic


Dickens's "___ Times"


Subjected to induration



Not liquidy

Like #4 pencils

"A ___ Day's Night," Beatles song

Darlene of tennis fame

Like a diamond

___ Ridden (1958 Epsom winner)

___ as nails

Beatles' "A ___ Day's Night"

No picnic

Like some puzzles

Kind of cash or times

Far from flabby



"___ Copy," TV program

Somewhat high on the Mohs' scale

"___ Candy," T. Williams book

Times or tack


Word definitions for hard in dictionaries

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
I. adjective COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES a cold/hard heart (= used about someone who does not feel sympathy for other people ) ▪ It takes a hard heart not to be moved by these images of suffering. a difficult/hard/tough decision ▪ In the end I took...

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Hard \Hard\ (h[aum]rd), a. [Compar. Harder (-[~e]r); superl. Hardest .] [OE. hard, heard, AS. heard; akin to OS. & D. hard, G. hart, OHG. herti, harti, Icel. har[eth]r, Dan. haard, Sw. h[*a]rd, Goth. hardus, Gr. kraty`s strong, ka`rtos, kra`tos, strength,...

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
a. 1 (label en of material or fluid) Having a severe property; presenting difficulty. 2 # Resistant to pressure. 3 # (label en of drink) strong. 4 # (label en of water) High in dissolved calcium compounds. 5 # (label en physics of a ferromagnetic material)...

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Old English heard "solid, firm, not soft," also "severe, rigorous, cruel," from Proto-Germanic *hardu- (cognates: Old Saxon and Dutch hard , Old Norse harðr "hard," Old High German harto "extremely, very," German hart , Gothic hardus "hard"), from PIE *kortu-...

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
adj. 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";...

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
Hard or hardness may refer to: Hardness , resistance of physical materials to deformation or fracture Hard (surname) Hard (nautical) , a beach or slope convenient for hauling out vessels Hard (tennis) , a type of court Hard, Austria , a town Hard (Zürich)...

Usage examples of hard.

Will pegged as physically being able to visit those other realms, he had a hard time accepting their existence and his ability to travel to them.

Val died, his gardens were abloom with chrysanthemums, the air golden, the oaks in his yard sculpted against a hard blue sky.

As it was, the spray drenched everyone aboard, causing them to bend their backs that much harder, long before Dunlop screamed at them to do so.

The wind gusted: canvas shook to a wind so hard and sand-edged it abraded his exposed hands.

His chest hair abraded her nipples, his erection pressed hard against her belly.

But the truth would be harder to extract from that stern, scar-twisted mouth, than the abscessed tooth had been.

With a young child and an abusive boyfriend, she had used up all the reserves of hope that she had stored up for emergencies and hard times.

Then Fagin pushed hard for some sort of gas attack, which Banish rejected as well, saying that the Abies family might have gas masks themselves and, if so, the agents and marshals going in would be facing a slaughter.

Banish coming down hard on top of the girl with the baby and the gun and Abies falling forward from the act of Fagin being blown back off his feet and settling still on the ground.

The magnificent prospects which Academician Markov had hinted at in passing were hard to take in all at once.

A hard gamma beam would be suitable, Academician Georgi Markov thought.

As he said the last words my converter rose, and went to the window to dry his tears, I felt deeply moved, anal full of admiration for the virtue of De la Haye and of his pupil, who, to save his soul, had placed himself under the hard necessity of accepting alms.

Then I suffered a vision of Acer Laidlaw piloting Eightball back to Roderick Station with a hold full of atoms that had once been mine, and gritted my teeth so hard I cracked a filling.

The shriveled Vistana had gazed at Clarissewith those hard black eyes, and had pointed with acrooked finger toward the manor house, perched like adark bird on the tor above the village.

There was a legal adage that hard cases made for bad law, but the books could not anticipate all the things that people did.