Part of speech:
Lacking in shade; undiminished:
The definition of wiry is a person or thing that looks like wire.
Unfit to be eaten; not edible.
Adhesive is defined as something that is sticky.
Having the texture or appearance of leather:
Vigorous; powerful; robust
Incapable of being changed; unalterable:
Characterized by or causing trouble, irritation, difficulty, distress, inconvenience, etc.
Living by killing prey, especially in large numbers:
The definition of obvious is something that is readily apparent or easy to see.
Lacking in vigour or expression.
A grammatical intensifier, often used in describing something positive. (Mostly in idioms like good old, big old and little old, any old and some old.)
The definition of solid is something which is sturdy and substantial or an object that isn't hollow.
The definition of firm is solid, hard or rigid.
The definition of inseparable is very close or not able to be parted.
Able to withstand an attempt to break. Used of a horse.
Difficult to chew
That cannot be digested
Difficult to chew
The definition of intricate is complex or having many details.
Compatible with an accepted point of view; orthodox:
Having capacity or ability; efficient and able:
(UK, slang) unpleasant or unfair
Nearly hopeless; critical:
The definition of ferocious is something very fierce, cruel, extreme or violent.
*Rough and cruel
Impossible to control or govern:
Occurring too soon; premature:
Carefully or delicately made or done:
Constituting or belonging to the first, highest, or best group in a system of classification:
Having a sharp, hard quality
Capable of being accomplished or acquired with ease; posing no difficulty:
Not characterized by luxury or elaborate commitments:
Generally warm, approachable and easy to relate with in character.
The definition of genial is warm, cheerful, good for life or comfort.
Living without undue worry or concern; calm.
Having an intense or offensive effect on the senses:
Extremely plain or simple; unornamented; restrained
Having good health; well; sound
Having or showing opposition; adverse:
Outstandingly good of its kind; of exceptional merit, virtue, etc.
Not willing to change one's opinion, purpose, or principles; unyielding.
The definition of aggressive is someone or something that starts fights or quarrels.
The definition of arduous is a way of describing something that is extremely tiring and difficult.
Bold is defined as free in behavior, or prominent.
Able to perform or compete over a long period, as by avoiding or overcoming injuries:
Lasting; continuing; durable:
Quarrelsome or aggressive:
Shrewd and practical
Able to withstand fatigue, privation, etc.; robust; vigorous
Not feeling or showing emotion; placid; calm
Not changing in response to argument or other influence; obstinate or intractable:
The definition of resilient is someone or something that bounces back into shape or recovers quickly.
(Statistics) Not greatly influenced by individual members of a sample.
The definition of spartan refers to something related to Sparta in ancient Greece, or a situation that is plain and not luxurious.
Stubborn is defined as being unwilling to change your opinion or stance, in spite of good reasons to.
Making or implying threats:
The definition of a bard is an ancient person who composes and signs poems about heroes and epic events.
(Uncountable) Bully beef.
A thug hired to intimidate or harm opponents.
A tough-looking young ruffian
A hoodlum, esp. a young one
A punk rocker.
The surface or part of something that is uneven or coarse:
A person whose behavior is rough, quarrelsome, and disorderly; hoodlum
A thug or gangster.
The stern is defined as the rear of anything.
A cutthroat or ruffian; a hoodlum.
An uphill route.
Having relatively high resistance to flow (high viscosity ).
Acting, working, or done easily, or in a quick, smooth way; fluent; ready
Suited to one of good breeding; refined and polite:
1822, T. Creevey, Reminiscences, 28 Jul:
Having or showing a sensitive or, sometimes, finicky distaste for what is considered offensive or improper
The definition of vulnerable is easily hurt or delicate.
Tough, cynical, jaded, etc.
Strong in body; sturdy
Requiring great physical exertion
The definition of burdensome is something that is hard to deal with, or that places too great of expectations.
Making severe demands; rigorous:
Requiring more than is reasonable; demanding; exacting
Difficult to undertake, surmount, or defeat:
Hard to lift or move because of great weight; weighty
Hard to put up with; causing great discomfort or fatigue
Harsh, severe, or demanding:
The definition of trying is defined as an irritating person or thing.
Having considerable weight; heavy.
(Of a story) Hard to believe, such as a tall story or a tall tale.
Marked by or showing determination; resolute:
Not changing, fickle, or wavering; constant
Constant in feeling, purpose, or pursuit; not fickle, changeable, or wavering; not easily moved or persuaded to alter a purpose; resolute.
A heavy drinking cup of earthenware or metal, having a handle
(Informal) A rough, crude person, esp. one who is quarrelsome and disorderly; rowdy
A tough person; ruffian
Hood means a head covering attached to a jacket or shirt.
(Slang) A powerfully built, aggressive, and often crude man.
Physically toughened so as to have great endurance
Designating or of a type of film characterized by a fast-paced plot, a series of suspenseful confrontations, violent fight and chase scenes, etc.
Indicating or possessing determination, resolution, or persistence
The experience or beginning of a feeling, need, or desire:
The definition of elusive is being difficult to grasp or retain.
Covered with knots or knobs; gnarled.
Having the nature of a problem; hard to solve or deal with
(Brit., Slang) A hoodlum or lout
an aggressive and violent young criminal
Someone who takes part in street fighting
Smooth or fine to the touch:
Characterized by or full of force; effective:
Holding together firmly; cohesive:
Tending to wobble; unsteady.
Showing neither fear nor indecision; resolute.
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