Examples of hardy in a Sentence
Most of the soldiers were hardy young men.
Hardy fans stuck with the team through good times and bad.
Only the hardiest pilgrims made the journey.
Recent Examples of hardy from the Web
Super-hardy Sempervivums can add a lot of texture and color to your arrangement, as can Jovibarba heuffelii with its green leaves and purple shading.
This year the perennial plant of the year is allium Millenial, which grows 12 to 18 inches in height, sports lavender blossoms in July and August, and is hardy to USDA zone 5.
Ghettos and colour lines have been so hardy in such cities that their names inspire songs, films and fashion: the South Side, 8 Mile and the South Bronx.
Replant with a majority of cold-hardy shrubs and perennials as needed.
That means there's no particular evolutionary benefit to such creatures being able to repair their bodies and remain hardy into old age, Doak says.
The genes that show why cockroaches are so hardy also give clues about how to get rid of them.
Each menstrual cycle, the hardy egg of a 21-year-old is deposited into the fallopian tube, where it can be fertilized.
In the late 1990s, some scientists argued that the culprit was a massive volcanic eruption from what is now Lake Toba, in Sumatra, about 74,000 years ago, whose deadly effects reduced our species to a few thousand hardy individuals.
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Origin and Etymology of hardy
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
HARDY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hardy for English Language Learners
: able to live through difficult conditions (such as a cold winter or a drought)
: strong and able to accept difficult or unpleasant conditions
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