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Main Entry: tough
Synonyms:
Antaeus, Atlas, Briareus, Brobdingnagian, Charles Atlas, Cyclops, Goliath, Herculean, Hercules, Mafioso, OK, Polyphemus, Samson, Spartan, Spartanic, Superman, Tarzan, Titan, Young Turk, abiding, abstruse, ace-high, acute, adamant, adamantine, adherent, adhesive, age-long, aged, amylaceous, ancient, antique, arbitrary, arduous, astringent, athletic, austere, authoritarian, backbreaking, bad, baffling, bang-up, battler, beast, beldam, belligerent, belted knight, berserk, berserker, beyond one, bickerer, blade, bomber, bony, bonzer, boss, bravo, brawler, brawny, bruiser, brutal, brute, bulky, bulldogged, bulldoggish, bulldoggy, bullheaded, bully, bullyboy, burdensome, burly, but good, callous, cartilaginous, cement, cemental, chewy, chronic, clabbered, clammy, clingy, clotted, coagulated, cohesive, cold, colossus, combatant, competitor, complex, complicated, concrete, confirmed, constant, contender, contestant, continuing, cool, coriaceous, corking, corneous, crabbed, crackerjack, cramp, critical, crushing, curdled, cutting, dandy, delicate, delicious, demanding, demon, dense, devil, diamondlike, difficile, difficult, disputant, diuturnal, doughty, doughy, dour, dragon, drastic, ducky, duelist, durable, dure, effortful, enduring, enforcer, evergreen, exacting, excessive, exigent, exorbitant, extravagant, extreme, fab, fencer, feuder, fibrous, fiend, fierce, fighter, fighting cock, fine and dandy, fire-eater, firebrand, firm, fixed, flintlike, flinty, foilsman, forced, formidable, furious, fury, game, gamecock, gamy, garbled, gaumy, gear, gelatinous, giant, gladiator, glairy, gluelike, gluey, glutenous, glutinose, glutinous, gooey, goon, gorilla, granitelike, granitic, great, grim, gristly, gritty, groovy, grueling, grumous, gumbo, gumbolike, gumlike, gummous, gummy, gun, gunsel, gutsy, gutty, hairy, hard-bitten, hard-boiled, hard-earned, hard-fought, hard-line, hard-nosed, hard-set, hard, hard as nails, hard to understand, hardened, hardhearted, hardnose, hardy, harsh, hatchet man, heavy, hefty, hell-raiser, hellcat, hellhound, hellion, holy terror, hood, hoodlum, hooligan, horny, hot, hothead, hotspur, hunky-dory, icy, immoderate, immutable, incendiary, inflexible, inspissated, intemperate, intense, intractable, intransient, intrepid, intricate, inured, inveterate, irksome, iron-hard, ironlike, jam-up, jawbreaking, jelled, jellied, jellylike, jouster, jumbled, just dandy, keen, killer, killing, knight, knotted, knotty, labored, laborious, lapideous, lasting, leatherlike, leathery, lithoid, lithoidal, long-lasting, long-lived, long-standing, long-term, longeval, longevous, macrobiotic, mad dog, madcap, manly, marble, marblelike, marvy, massive, mean, meticulous, mettlesome, militant, monster, mucilaginous, mucker, mug, mugger, muscle man, muscular, mystifying, narrow, neat, nervy, nifty, no picnic, nobby, not easy, obdurate, obfuscated, obscure, obscured, obstinate, of long duration, of long standing, okay, onerous, operose, oppressive, osseous, out of sight, outrageous, overtechnical, painful, pasty, peachy-keen, peachy, perdurable, perduring, perennial, permanent, perpetual, perplexed, perplexing, persistent, persisting, pertinacious, piercing, plucky, plug-ugly, powerful, powerhouse, procrustean, punishing, punk, puzzling, quarreler, rapist, red-blooded, refractory, remaining, resistant, resistive, resolute, revolutionary, rigid, rigorous, rioter, ripping, rival, rocklike, rocky, rodman, ropy, rough, roughneck, rowdy, ruffian, rugged, rum, sabreur, savage, scrambled, scrapper, scrumptious, scuffler, self-adhesive, sempervirent, set with thorns, severe, sharp, she-wolf, sinewy, slabby, slap-up, slimy, slithery, smashing, solid, something else, sound, spiffing, spiffy, spiny, spirited, spiritful, spitfire, splitting, spunky, squabbler, stable, stalwart, starchy, staying, steadfast, steady, steellike, steely, steep, stern, stickable, sticky, stiff, stodgy, stonelike, stony, stout, strained, strapping, strenuous, strict, stringent, stringy, strong-arm man, strong-armer, strong, strong arm, strong man, struggler, stubborn, stunning, sturdy, substantial, swashbuckler, swell, sword, swordplayer, swordsman, syrupy, tacky, taut, taxing, tenacious, termagant, terror, terrorist, the mighty, the strong, thick, thickened, thorny, thug, ticklish, tiger, tigress, tilter, toilsome, torpedo, tough as leather, tough guy, tower of strength, tremelloid, tremellose, tricky, trigger man, troublesome, tussler, ugly customer, unalterable, unbending, unbreakable, uncaring, uncompromising, unconscionable, underprivileged, unfading, unfeeling, ungiving, unsentimental, unsparing, unsympathetic, untiring, unyielding, uphill, vehement, venomous, vigorous, violent, virago, virile, virulent, viscid, viscose, viscous, vital, vixen, wearisome, well-built, well-constructed, well-founded, well-grounded, well-made, wicked, wild beast, wiry, witch, withstanding, wizard, wolf, wrangler, yahoo
 
Main Entry: tough guy
Synonyms:
Antaeus, Atlas, Briareus, Brobdingnagian, Charles Atlas, Cyclops, Goliath, Hercules, Mafioso, Polyphemus, Samson, Superman, Tarzan, Titan, Young Turk, beast, beldam, berserk, berserker, bomber, brute, bully, bullyboy, colossus, demon, devil, dragon, fiend, fire-eater, firebrand, fury, giant, goon, gorilla, gunsel, hardnose, hell-raiser, hellcat, hellhound, hellion, holy terror, hood, hoodlum, hothead, hotspur, incendiary, killer, mad dog, madcap, monster, mugger, muscle man, powerhouse, rapist, revolutionary, savage, she-wolf, spitfire, stalwart, strong-arm man, strong man, termagant, terror, terrorist, the mighty, the strong, tiger, tigress, tough, tower of strength, ugly customer, violent, virago, vixen, wild beast, witch, wolf
 
Main Entry: tough it out
Synonyms:
bear up, come up fighting, hang in, hang in there, hang on, hang tough, hold fast, hold on, hold out, hold up, live through it, live with it, never say die, not give up, stand up, stay it out, stay the distance, stay with it, stick, stick it, stick it out, stick out, stick to it, stick with it
 
Main Entry: tough proposition
Synonyms:
Augean task, Chinese puzzle, Herculean task, backbreaker, baffling problem, ballbuster, bitch, brain twister, chore, crossword puzzle, crux, dead lift, enigma, enigmatic question, floorer, handful, hard job, hard pull, heavy sledding, jigsaw puzzle, knot, knotty point, large order, man-sized job, mind-boggler, mystery, nut to crack, perplexed question, perplexity, poser, problem, puzzle, puzzlement, puzzler, question, question mark, rough go, sixty-four dollar question, sticker, stumper, tall order, tough job, uphill work, vexed question, why
 
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