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synonyms for hard times

  • rebuke
  • rejection
  • reprimand
  • snub
  • check
  • cut
  • defeat
  • denial
  • discouragement
  • insult
  • nix
  • opposition
  • refusal
  • repulse
  • slight
  • turndown
  • brushoff
  • cold shoulder
  • go-by
  • hard time
  • kick in the teeth
  • nothing doing
  • thumbs down
  • decline
  • stagnation
  • collapse
  • slump
  • slide
  • inflation
  • downturn
  • bankruptcy
  • bust
  • depression
  • shakeout
  • unemployment
  • deflation
  • bad times
  • big trouble
  • bottom-out
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antonyms for hard times

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  • praise
  • approval
  • compliment
  • inclusion
  • welcome
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      How to use hard times in a sentence

      Babylas raised his pale face; he knew what was coming; it had come so many times before.
      ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
      I called out several times, as loud as I could raise my voice, but all to no purpose.
      GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
      But I hope at least to play to him a few times, and what is more important, to hear him play repeatedly.
      MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
      All the ordinary subjects in schools have been taught over and over again millions and millions of times.
      THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
      Whether they had ever, at different times, pleaded for or against the same cause, and cited precedents to prove contrary opinions?
      GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
      Dockier, a prominent leader of the Levelers, in the times of the English commonwealth, was shot by order of the government.
      THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
      On four bells there are four times as many changes as on three; that is—four times six changes, which makes Twenty-four.
      TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
      On three bells are three times as many changes as there are on two; that is—three times two changes, which makes six.
      TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
      Squinty, several times, looked at the hole under the pen, by which he had once gotten out.
      SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
      There are some folk in this country, you know, who manifest a very retiring disposition at times.
      RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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