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synonyms for thick-skinned

  • benumbed
  • callous
  • coldhearted
  • hard-as-nails
  • hardhearted
  • insensitive
  • seasoned
  • tough
  • toughened
  • unbending
  • unfeeling
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How to use thick-skinned in a sentence

We stumbled along, close up, for the thick-piled clouds still hung their light-obscuring banners over the sky.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The eyebrows were low and thick, the upper lip was sensitive, quivering sometimes as she talked, but the lower was firm and full.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Cystin crystals are colorless, highly refractive, rather thick, hexagonal plates with well-defined edges.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
In a voice thick with the torturing rage of impotence he gave the order upon which the grim Parisian insisted.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
She locks the door behind them, and throws the key among the nettles that grew in a thick grove at her right.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
This water, although of a dirty and thick appearance, is said to possess the valuable quality of resisting putridity for years.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
What was equally important, a thick clump of cottonwood and willow furnished tolerably secure concealment.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
On the 7th of August we neared the Canary Isles, but unfortunately, on account of the thick fog, we could not see them.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
I have made the plunger-case and steam-vessel of wrought iron ¾ of an inch thick.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
The whole farm was just clear rocks, ma says, and that's why the walls are four five feet thick, some of 'em more.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
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