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Though vs. Hard

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  • Though (adverb)

    Despite that; however.

    "I will do it, though."

  • Though (adverb)

    Used to intensify statements or questions; indeed.

    ""Man, it's hot in here." — "Isn't it, though?""

  • Though (conjunction)

    Despite the fact that; although.

    "Though it’s risky, it’s worth taking the chance."

  • Though (conjunction)

    If, that, even if.

    "We shall be not sorry though the man die tonight."

  • Hard (adjective)

    Having a severe property; presenting difficulty.

  • Hard (adjective)

    Resistant to pressure.

    "This bread is so stale and hard, I can barely cut it."

  • Hard (adjective)

    Strong.

  • Hard (adjective)

    High in dissolved chemical salts, especially those of calcium.

  • Hard (adjective)

    Having a severe property; presenting difficulty.

  • Hard (adjective)

    Having the capability of being a permanent magnet by being a material with high magnetic coercivity (compare soft).

  • Hard (adjective)

    Requiring a lot of effort to do or understand.

    "a hard problem"

  • Hard (adjective)

    Demanding a lot of effort to endure.

    "a hard life"

  • Hard (adjective)

    Severe, harsh, unfriendly, brutal.

    "a hard master;"

    "a hard heart;"

    "hard words;"

    "a hard character"

    "don't be so hard on yourself"

  • Hard (adjective)

    Unquestionable.

    "hard evidence"

  • Hard (adjective)

    Having a comparatively larger or a ninety-degree angle.

    "At the intersection, there are two roads going to the left. Take the hard left."

  • Hard (adjective)

    Sexually aroused.

    "I got so hard watching two hot guys wrestle each other on the beach."

  • Hard (adjective)

    Having muscles that are tightened as a result of intense, regular exercise.

  • Hard (adjective)

    Having a severe property; presenting a barrier to enjoyment.

  • Hard (adjective)

    Difficult to resist or control; powerful.

    "There is a hard c in "clock" and a soft c in "centre"."

    "Hard k, t, s, ch, as distinguished from soft, g, d, z, j."

    "The letter m|ru|ж in Russian is always hard."

  • Hard (adjective)

    Rigid in the drawing or distribution of the figures; formal; lacking grace of composition.

  • Hard (adjective)

    In the form of a hard copy.

    "We need both a digital archive and a hard archive."

  • Hard (adverb)

    With much force or effort.

    "He hit the puck hard up the ice."

    "They worked hard all week."

    "At the intersection, bear hard left."

    "The recession hit them especially hard."

    "Think hard about your choices."

  • Hard (adverb)

    With difficulty.

    "His degree was hard earned."

    "The vehicle moves hard."

  • Hard (adverb)

    So as to raise difficulties.

  • Hard (adverb)

    Compactly.

    "The lake had finally frozen hard."

  • Hard (adverb)

    Near, close.

  • Hard (noun)

    A firm or paved beach or slope convenient for hauling vessels out of the water.

  • Hard (noun)

    crack cocaine.

  • Hard (noun)

    A tyre whose compound is softer than superhards, and harder than mediums.

Wiktionary
Oxford Dictionary
  • Though (conjunction)

    Granting, admitting, or supposing that; notwithstanding that; if.

  • Though (adverb)

    However; nevertheless; notwithstanding; - used in familiar language, and in the middle or at the end of a sentence.

  • Hard (adjective)

    Not easily penetrated, cut, or separated into parts; not yielding to pressure; firm; solid; compact; - applied to material bodies, and opposed to soft; as, hard wood; hard flesh; a hard apple.

  • Hard (adjective)

    Difficult, mentally or judicially; not easily apprehended, decided, or resolved; as a hard problem.

  • Hard (adjective)

    Difficult to accomplish; full of obstacles; laborious; fatiguing; arduous; as, a hard task; a disease hard to cure.

  • Hard (adjective)

    Difficult to resist or control; powerful.

  • Hard (adjective)

    Difficult to bear or endure; not easy to put up with or consent to; hence, severe; rigorous; oppressive; distressing; unjust; grasping; as, a hard lot; hard times; hard fare; a hard winter; hard conditions or terms.

  • Hard (adjective)

    Difficult to please or influence; stern; unyielding; obdurate; unsympathetic; unfeeling; cruel; as, a hard master; a hard heart; hard words; a hard character.

  • Hard (adjective)

    Not easy or agreeable to the taste; harsh; stiff; rigid; ungraceful; repelling; as, a hard style.

  • Hard (adjective)

    Rough; acid; sour, as liquors; as, hard cider.

  • Hard (adjective)

    Abrupt or explosive in utterance; not aspirated, sibilated, or pronounced with a gradual change of the organs from one position to another; - said of certain consonants, as c in came, and g in go, as distinguished from the same letters in center, general, etc.

  • Hard (adjective)

    Wanting softness or smoothness of utterance; harsh; as, a hard tone.

  • Hard (adjective)

    Rigid in the drawing or distribution of the figures; formal; lacking grace of composition.

  • Hard (adverb)

    With pressure; with urgency; hence, diligently; earnestly.

  • Hard (adverb)

    With difficulty; as, the vehicle moves hard.

  • Hard (adverb)

    Uneasily; vexatiously; slowly.

  • Hard (adverb)

    So as to raise difficulties.

  • Hard (adverb)

    With tension or strain of the powers; violently; with force; tempestuously; vehemently; vigorously; energetically; as, to press, to blow, to rain hard; hence, rapidly; nimbly; as, to run hard.

  • Hard (adverb)

    Close or near.

  • Hard

    To harden; to make hard.

  • Hard (noun)

    A ford or passage across a river or swamp.

Webster Dictionary
  • Though (adverb)

    despite the fact that;

    "even though she knew the answer, she did not respond"

  • Though (adverb)

    (postpositive) however;

    "it might be unpleasant, though"

  • Hard (adjective)

    not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure;

    "a difficult task"

    "nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access"

    "difficult times"

    "a difficult child"

    "found himself in a difficult situation"

    "why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?"

  • Hard (adjective)

    metaphorically hard;

    "a hard fate"

    "took a hard look"

    "a hard bargainer"

    "a hard climb"

  • Hard (adjective)

    not yielding to pressure or easily penetrated;

    "hard as rock"

  • Hard (adjective)

    very strong or vigorous;

    "strong winds"

    "a hard left to the chin"

    "a knockout punch"

    "a severe blow"

  • Hard (adjective)

    characterized by toilsome effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort;

    "worked their arduous way up the mining valley"

    "a grueling campaign"

    "hard labor"

    "heavy work"

    "heavy going"

    "spent many laborious hours on the project"

    "set a punishing pace"

  • Hard (adjective)

    of speech sounds

  • Hard (adjective)

    of a drinker or drinking; indulging intemperately;

    "does a lot of hard drinking"

    "a heavy drinker"

  • Hard (adjective)

    having undergone fermentation;

    "hard cider"

  • Hard (adjective)

    having a high alcoholic content;

    "hard liquor"

  • Hard (adjective)

    unfortunate or hard to bear;

    "had hard luck"

    "a tough break"

  • Hard (adjective)

    dried out;

    "hard dry rolls left over from the day before"

  • Hard (adverb)

    with effort or force or vigor;

    "the team played hard"

    "worked hard all day"

    "pressed hard on the lever"

    "hit the ball hard"

    "slammed the door hard"

  • Hard (adverb)

    with firmness;

    "held hard to the railing"

  • Hard (adverb)

    earnestly or intently;

    "thought hard about it"

    "stared hard at the accused"

  • Hard (adverb)

    causing great damage or hardship;

    "industries hit hard by the depression"

    "she was severely affected by the bank's failure"

  • Hard (adverb)

    slowly and with difficulty;

    "prejudices die hard"

  • Hard (adverb)

    indulging excessively;

    "he drank heavily"

  • Hard (adverb)

    into a solid condition;

    "concrete that sets hard within a few hours"

  • Hard (adverb)

    very near or close in space or time;

    "it stands hard by the railroad tracks"

    "they were hard on his heels"

    "a strike followed hard upon the plant's opening"

  • Hard (adverb)

    with pain or distress or bitterness;

    "he took the rejection very hard"

  • Hard (adverb)

    to the full extent possible; all the way;

    "hard alee"

    "the ship went hard astern"

    "swung the wheel hard left"

Princeton's WordNet

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