Thesaurus / tougher


The cracker eats easy, almost melts in the mouth, while the hard-tack is harder and tougher than so much wood.

Diary of an Enlisted ManLawrence Van Alstyne

It is tougher, heavier, stronger, and more valued in construction.

So he carries a folding cot and the more fortunate one of tougher fibre laughs at him.

Notes of a War CorrespondentRichard Harding Davis

An inferior article made out of older and tougher leaves is called bancha.

The Foundations of JapanJ.W. Robertson Scott

Yes,” said Captain Smithers, “we are in for it; but our friends have a tougher job than they imagined.

Middy and EnsignG. Manville Fenn

It had already made him a sterner, tougher, and—no doubt—a greater man.

Now it will be our turn, and we shall have tougher work than you had, for they will be prepared.

Though stronger and tougher in one sense than the wooden bow they would not stand so much knocking about.

In body and in mind they are by nature rougher, tougher, and vastly less impressionable.

Vanadium as an alloy increases the elastic limit, making the steel stronger, tougher and harder.


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