Examples of flinty in a Sentence
a flinty and determined hero
a flinty warrior hardened by years of battle
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What’s left doesn’t give Chastain a whole lot to play aside from good manners, sharp comebacks and the kind of flinty resilience that has become the actress’ stock-in-trade.
Standing atop it is the flinty personage of John Dutton (Kevin Costner, in ornery-cuss mode), the owner of Yellowstone Ranch, an expanse of grass, hills and testosterone the size of Rhode Island.
Granik's sophomore effort, Winter's Bone (2010), brought critical acclaim to TV actress Jennifer Lawrence for her flinty performance as an impoverished 17-year-old girl fending for herself and her younger siblings in the Ozarks.
In Ojibwa, the river is called biwanag sibi or flinty river.
Vikander, who can balance flinty charm with sympathetic humanism, helped keep me invested, but Tomb Raider could best be described as a solid step forward, away from past wrongs.
Her flinty American prickliness finds both a loving embrace and a gentle foil in Claflin’s soft eyes and mellow, British-accented charm.
By turns flinty and tender, devotional and irreverent, haunted and enraptured, Cash’s poems — which date back to the 1940s — proved as multifaceted and emotionally far-reaching as the man himself.
Gaffney, in a welcome return to the San Diego stage, owns the role of this flinty but sympathetic character.
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fixed, hard, hardened, hardheaded, immovable, implacable, inflexible, ironhanded, mulish, obdurate, obstinate, rigid, self-willed, set, stiff, stubborn, unbending, uncompromising, unrelenting, unyielding, willful (or wilful);
FLINTY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of flinty for English Language Learners
: not soft or gentle in manner or appearance : having a very serious quality or manner
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