[ hahrd-hit-ing ]
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He was the best type of the good-natured, level-headed, hard-hitting Englishman.

That brought it to the last one, who chanced to be the hard-hitting catcher, Ballinger.

If I had known I could have lent you one—a hard-hitting choke bore.

Then there was Dreer, brightest star of all, the fleet, hard-hitting centre-fielder.

Then came Harvard's hard-hitting catcher with a three-base hit which drove in three runs.

The plain profile of this man reminds one of the hard-hitting, rough-riding Roundhead.

It would seem that the hustling and the hard-hitting tendencies are naturally akin.

Ken went out deeper, for he knew most hard-hitting left-handers hit to right field.

In the course of our conversation he was full of hard-hitting truths on the present study and method of vocalisation.

Robinsons first man up was the redoubtable Hopkins; he had gained the sobriquet of Hard-hitting Hopkins last season.