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synonyms for flinty

  • steely
  • stony
  • cruel
  • firm
  • hard
  • inflexible
  • rigid
  • unsympathetic
  • unyielding
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How to use flinty in a sentence

Heartbreakingly, these flinty Rivian ledger-readers, upon discovering the tooling for those cars still in place, promptly scrapped it, leaving anyone fantasizing about a brand-new turbocharged, all-wheel-drive Eclipse in tears.
THE RIVIAN R1T BREAKS THE ELECTRIC-PICKUP GAME WIDE OPENDAN CARNEYSEPTEMBER 28, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Besides, he’s already located Rafo—and met the boy’s prize rooster, a flinty, handsome creature named Macho—and senses that the kid isn’t as tough as he thinks he is.
CRY MACHO IS PURE CLINT EASTWOOD—AND THAT'S MOSTLY A GOOD THINGSTEPHANIE ZACHAREKSEPTEMBER 17, 2021TIME
Every summer in her hometown, I’d hear and see the amazing, unrequited devotion to the Red Sox that, if requited, might upset some difficult worldview with which their fans had made a flinty Puritan peace.
AFTER COVERING EVERYTHING FOR 52 YEARS, IT’S TIME TO SEE WHAT I MISSEDTHOMAS M. BOSWELLMAY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Louis had no sooner reached the window, than he would have thrown himself from the flinty butments upon the top of the precipice.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
At some point near the base, when the flinty stone was speeding forward like a meteor, it abraded a harder portion than before.
TWO BOYS IN WYOMINGEDWARD S. ELLIS
He swung along with a swaying motion, and his claws, striking the flinty rocks as he passed over them, rattled like iron nails.
TWO BOYS IN WYOMINGEDWARD S. ELLIS
When Hank threw down the last expiring match, he caught a glimpse of something white on the flinty floor.
TWO BOYS IN WYOMINGEDWARD S. ELLIS
He was sitting on the flinty floor, with his back against the side of the cavern and his legs thrust out in front of him.
TWO BOYS IN WYOMINGEDWARD S. ELLIS
They were near the mouth of the cell which had been Prior Cyprian's flinty dormitory, and were almost involved in darkness.
ROOKWOODWILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH
The vessel in the meantime grounded on a flinty bottom, at a short distance from the advanced jetty.
THE BOOK OF THREE HUNDRED ANECDOTESVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO FLINTY

  • adamantine
  • flinty
  • impenetrable
  • indestructible
  • rock-hard
  • tough
  • unbreakable
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.