hard-fought
hard-fought hard"-fought` (-f[add]t`), a. Vigorously contested by both opponents; -- of contests; as, a hard-fought battle; a hard-fought primary election. [1913 Webster +PJC]

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  • hard-fought — adj a hard fought game, competition etc involves two opposing sides who are trying very hard to defeat each other a hard fought battle/contest/game etc ▪ one of the most hard fought games this season ▪ a hard fought battle for the presidency …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hard-fought — adjective requiring great effort (Freq. 1) a hard fought primary • Similar to: ↑difficult, ↑hard * * * hardˈ fought adjective Determinedly contested • • • Main Entry: ↑hard * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • hard-fought — adj. Hard fought is used with these nouns: ↑contest, ↑victory, ↑win …   Collocations dictionary

  • hard fought — Synonyms and related words: Herculean, abstruse, arduous, backbreaking, brutal, burdensome, complex, critical, crushing, delicate, demanding, difficile, difficult, effortful, exacting, forced, formidable, grueling, hairy, hard, hard earned, heavy …   Moby Thesaurus

  • hard-fought — UK / US adjective fought with a lot of effort, especially against a very determined opponent …   English dictionary

  • hard — Synonyms and related words: Herculean, Philistine, about, absolute, abstruse, accented, acerb, acerbic, acrid, acrimonious, actively, acute, adamant, adamantine, addictive, adverse, afflictive, agonizing, agonizingly, alcoholic, all but, almost,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • hard earned — Synonyms and related words: Herculean, abstruse, arduous, backbreaking, brutal, burdensome, complex, critical, crushing, delicate, demanding, difficile, difficult, effortful, exacting, forced, formidable, grueling, hairy, hard, hard fought, heavy …   Moby Thesaurus

  • hard|ly — «HAHRD lee», adverb. 1. only just; barely: »We hardly had time to eat breakfast. 2. not quite: »His story is hardly true. He is hardly strong enough to lift that trunk. 3. probably not: »They will hardly come in all this rain. 4 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hard Justice (2008) — Infobox Wrestling event name=Hard Justice (2008) tagline=TNA s most hardcore pay per view of the year. theme= AyAyAya (F.I.L.T.H.E.E./Brickmanraw) [cite video|people=TNA|date2=2008 08 07|title=TNA: The Hard Justice 2008 Music Video|url=http://www …   Wikipedia

  • hard — hard1 [ hard ] adjective *** ▸ 1 firm & not easy to break ▸ 2 difficult to do ▸ 3 full of problems ▸ 4 strong & not frightened ▸ 5 unkind/cruel ▸ 6 with much physical force ▸ 7 about water ▸ 8 winter/frost: severe ▸ 9 facts, etc.: can be proved ▸ …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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