Definition of Hard-fought

1. Adjective. Requiring great effort. "A hard-fought primary"

Similar to: Difficult, Hard



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hard-fought

hard-and-fast
hard-arse
hard-baked
hard-bill
hard-bills
hard-bitten
hard-boil
hard-boiled
hard-boiled egg
hard-code
hard-core
hard-favoured
hard-fisted
hard-fought (current term)
hard-handed
hard-headed
hard-hearted
hard-hitting
hard-line
hard-liner
hard-liners
hard-mouthed
hard-nosed
hard-of-hearing
hard-ons
hard-pressed
hard-sell

Literary usage of Hard-fought

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1. From Manassas to Appomattox: Memoirs of the Civil War in America by James Longstreet (1908)
"... Brigade—The Fifth North Carolina Regiment and Twenty-Fourth Virginia mercilessly exposed—A Hard-Fought Engagement—A Confederate Victory—McClellan not on ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... and Alabama rivers, De Soto won a hard-fought battle with the Indian chief, Tuscaloosa. After this, De Soto made his way westward to the Mississippi ..."

3. Macbeth, and King Richard the Third: An Essay, in Answer to Remarks on Some by John Philip Kemble (1817)
"... weakened by the losses, of a hard- fought, well-won field,—to rush, at dis- And gorgeous as the sun at midsummer. ****#** Hot. ..."

4. Our Army Nurses: Interesting Sketches, Addresses, and Photographs of Nearly by Mary A. Gardner Holland (1895)
"I was in nineteen hard-fought battles, in the departments of the Ohio, Tennessee, and Cumberland armies. Fort Donelson, February loth and 16th, ..."

5. Memoir of William Francis Bartlett by Francis Winthrop Palfrey (1878)
"It has left to us soldiers, once foes, now friends, a memory of hard-fought fields, of fearful sacrifices, of heroic valor, and has taught us a lesson to be ..."

6. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1843)
"... is an obelisk, raised in commemoration of another hard-fought battle. In the mountains near Verona is the village ..."

7. History of the Border Wars of Two Centuries: Embracing a Narrative of the by Charles Richard Tuttle (1876)
"JACKSON'S CAMPAIGN— TERRIBLE MASSACRES—HARD FOUGHT BATTLES—COMPLETE SUBJUGATION OF THE INDIANS—BRAVERY OF THE CELEBRATED WEATH- ..."

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