other words for die-hard
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
All eyes turned to the old "Die-Hard" Battalion which had now proved its mettle on land and sea.
I'll direct you the road, and if you're lucky you'll find a Die-Hard about the village.
The obedient Die-Hard disappeared, and Dickson painfully and laboriously set himself to climb the slope.
A celestial Die-hard, sir, paid to join together again those whom man have put asunder.
Like the orpine, it was a veritable "live-long," or as the politicians say, "die-hard."