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die hard

Definition of die hard

  1. :  to take a long time to die or end :  to continue for a long time <Such rumors die hard.> <That kind of determination dies hard.>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to pass from physical life :  expire

    :  to pass out of existence :  cease

    :  sink, languish

  1. :  dado

    : :  any of various tools or devices for imparting a desired shape, form, or finish to a material or for impressing an object or material: as

    :  the larger of a pair of cutting or shaping tools that when moved toward each other produce a desired form in or impress a desired device on an object by pressure or by a blow

hardplay
  1. :  not easily penetrated :  not easily yielding to pressure

    :  not capable of being spread :  very firm

    :  having a harsh or acid taste

  1. :  with great or utmost effort or energy :  strenuously

    :  in a violent manner :  fiercely

    :  to an immoderate degree


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