other words for hard-bitten
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There was a lean, hard-bitten colonel of the American liaison force in Greece.
There was the usual jostling crowd of hard-bitten Earth miners, and of the metal people who come to lose their loneliness.
They were armed and he knew by their hard-bitten faces that it was another party of jumpers.
There is no gainsaying that the Solomons are a hard-bitten bunch of islands.
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 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.
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.
Their mounts were wiry, hard-bitten nags of medium height, and in good condition.
Trebell is hard-bitten, brainy, forty-five and very sure of himself.