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In the interview, Ponomarev reserved some of his harshest words for Katrina vanden Heuvel, the editor and publisher of The Nation.

It is people like the al Wakeel family who pay the harshest price for this military duel.

His harshest words of criticism were aimed at those who were prideful.

Even the harshest of U.S. and world sanctions have not brought major adversaries to their knees.

The harshest and most sweeping dismissal of Paul comes not from the left but from the right.

Ludlow's criticism, even when it was harshest, was incentive and inspiration; and her life was blank and dull on the old terms.

It had evolved out of a cataclysmic past, but it could not meet the challenge of the harshest environment.

Perhaps the harshest assault on provincial sentiment had been made in summer, when during August Liberty Tree was felled.

Being in a circle of her best friends, which to her meant her keenest rivals and harshest critics, she grew rigid with anger.

One of the harshest conditions of the conquest of Persia had been at all times a tax called “Jazia.”


On this page you'll find 136 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to harshest, such as: hard, grim, severe, rigid, sharp, and bitter.

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