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hard put


Synonyms and Antonyms of hard put

  1. faced with difficulty or uncertainty about what to say, think, or do <she was hard put to explain her department's excessive expenditures> Synonyms baffled, confounded, hard-pressed, nonplussed (also nonplused), perplexed Related Words bewildered, confused, disconcerted, fazed; embarrassed, flustered, put out Phrases at a loss, put to it Near Antonyms undaunted, unfazed; composed, untroubled

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