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In the context of 2004, that kind of talk passed for hard-headed thinking.

A look at the documentary and why we all need to stop being so hard-headed about head injuries.

All of which, if true, suggests that she's not the most hard-headed commentator on Middle Eastern affairs.

Before Moore lost the plot and went into rehab, we thought of her as a hard-headed actress who had also evolved into a dealmaker.

When Republicans defend the war in Afghanistan, they generally do so in hard-headed security terms.

No, he was a hard-headed Scotchman, full of ability and work, and as a railway manager stood at the top of the ladder.

He is a hard-headed business man, Freckles, and he is doing it because he finds you worthy of it.

He was a hard-headed old salt, who had made money in the Australian packet service.

"I am afraid Jack is kind of hard-headed, but you mustn't mind," Jim murmured apologetically.

"If you weren't a hard-headed lawyer, I should think you were a writer of romantic fiction," she said.


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On this page you'll find 36 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hard-headed, such as: astute, hard-nosed, headstrong, obstinate, practical, and pragmatic.

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