tough

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tough

adjective

Definition of TOUGH

1
not easily chewed <her steak was so tough that she suggested the waiter use it as a hockey puck>
Synonyms chewy, leathery
Near Antonyms mushy, soft
Antonyms tender
5
requiring exceptional skill or caution in performance or handling <handled a tough situation with the aplomb and tact of a true diplomat>

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