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hard-boiled

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1 having or showing a lack of sympathy or tender feelings
  • a hard-boiled Puritan schoolmaster who was as unyielding as New England granite

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2 having or showing a practical cleverness or judgment
  • made the hard-boiled business decision to downsize the company, thereby costing thousands of longtime employees their jobs

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The first known use of hard-boiled was in 1589

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“Hard-boiled.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hard-boiled. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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