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noun as in hard knocks

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Identity issues seem to have dogged Otis since his troubles began.

Rubio has his own troubles with immigration, but people close to him said he still may have a path even with a Bush candidacy.

His family described him as being bipolar and having long suffered from mental troubles.

In one particularly affecting monologue, AJ discusses his frustration and troubles upon returning to the US.

Troubles that plagued him, he seems to have concluded, plagued the nation as a whole.

The temptation to pour his financial troubles into the sympathetic ears of these two dear women he resisted.

He produced a watch and studied it frowningly, then dismissed us and the recital of our troubles with a ponderous gesture.

He troubles the soldiers in making them go and come to and from Cavite, and even making them embark.

Indeed a child will sometimes complete the drawing by adding feet and hands before he troubles to bring in the trunk (see Fig. 8).

“Yes; it is the best way out of her troubles; she begins to see that,” he said, with a strange smile.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to troubles, such as: adversity, difficulties, hardship, rough going, and stress.

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