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synonyms for hard line

  • implacable
  • uncompromising
  • inexorable
  • incompatible
  • incongruous
  • inconsistent
  • clashing
  • discordant
  • discrepant
  • dissonant
  • hard-line
  • inflexible
  • inharmonious
  • intransigent
  • opposed
  • reluctant
  • unfriendly
  • unappeasable
  • diametrically opposed
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antonyms for hard line

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  • amenable
  • easy
  • facile
  • manageable
  • reconcilable
  • compromising
  • consistent
  • flexible
  • friendly
  • harmonious
  • consonant
  • compatible
  • merciful
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      How to use hard line in a sentence

      In this position, the line of cavalry formed the chord of the arc described by the river, and occupied by us.
      BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
      Our talk ranged from the Panhandle to the Canada line, while our horses jogged steadily southward.
      RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
      He thought they were now in touch with our troops at "X" but that they had been through some hard fighting to get there.
      GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
      However this be, it is hard to say that these fibs have that clear intention to deceive which constitutes a complete lie.
      CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
      I have drawn a Line between the figures at the extream changes, that next below the Line is the extream.
      TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
      And it would be hard indeed, if so remote a prince's notions of virtue and vice were to be offered as a standard for all mankind.
      GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
      My station was on the right of the line, where the breastwork, ending in a redoubt, was steep and high.
      BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
      Even if poverty were gone, the flail could still beat hard enough upon the grain and chaff of humanity.
      THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
      "I congratulate you on your engagement," he said at last, looking up with a face that seemed to Bernard hard and unnatural.
      CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
      Here there was a scuffling sound in the basket, and the Roc rapped on the cover with her hard beak, and cried, "Hush!"
      DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
      SYNONYM OF THE DAY
      OCTOBER 26, 1985
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      WORDS RELATED TO HARD LINE

      • big stick
      • control
      • firm hand
      • grip
      • hard line
      • heavy hand
      • high hand
      • iron boot
      • iron fist
      • iron rule
      • jackboot
      • mailed fist
      • strong hand
      • tight grasp
      • tight hand
      • tight rein
      • tight ship
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