Thesaurus / hard-bitten
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There was a lean, hard-bitten colonel of the American liaison force in Greece.

The InvadersWilliam Fitzgerald Jenkins

There was the usual jostling crowd of hard-bitten Earth miners, and of the metal people who come to lose their loneliness.

B-12's Moon GlowCharles A. Stearns

They were armed and he knew by their hard-bitten faces that it was another party of jumpers.

Silver and GoldDane Coolidge

There is no gainsaying that the Solomons are a hard-bitten bunch of islands.

South Sea TalesJack London

I was going to add women, but then I thought of how hard-bitten little Alice would look beside the dream creatures I had in mind.

The Night of the Long KnivesFritz Reuter Leiber

The hard-bitten tailor was easy to quarrel with at any time.

For Johnny Dromore had assuredly not seemed too happy, under all his hard-bitten air.

The Dark FlowerJohn Galsworthy

I think that his face was almost handsome, in a rough, hard-bitten way, and he was as hairy a man as I ever saw.

The Hole in the WallArthur Morrison

Their mounts were wiry, hard-bitten nags of medium height, and in good condition.

Forging the BladesBertram Mitford

Trebell is hard-bitten, brainy, forty-five and very sure of himself.

WasteGranville Barker

WORDS RELATED TO HARD-BITTEN

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.