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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hard coreadjective

    the most dedicated and intensely loyal nucleus of a group or movement

    hard core

    disloyal, flexible, implicit, inexplicit

  2. hard-coreadjective

    stubbornly resistant to change or improvement

    "hard-core addicts"


    inexplicit, implicit, flexible, disloyal

  3. hard-core, hardcoreadjective

    intensely loyal

    "his hard-core supporters"


    inexplicit, implicit, flexible, disloyal

  4. hard-core, hardcoreadjective

    extremely explicit

    "hard-core pornography"


    flexible, disloyal, inexplicit, implicit

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "hard-core":

    unjustifiable, hardcore, hardened

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  1. Jacky St. James:

    Hard-core, rough sex can be ethical, what matters is that the performers are comfortable, consenting and respectful of everyone's boundaries.

  2. Steve Larcomb:

    We try not to draw too many lines in the sand and be too hard core, because we understand family situations.

  3. Frank Luntz:

    It will help Trump among hard-core Republicans and hurt him among independents, it will help him among those who resent the left and their protests and their disruptions. But it will hurt him among independents who don't like the chaos and the confusion.

  4. Afrasiab Khattak:

    We have always stood for the independence of judiciary, but unfortunately they cannot deal with the hard-core terrorists.

  5. Alison Willmore:

    That is one of the places where the star wattage can make a difference, lady Gaga is a music superstar and I would imagine Bette Midler hard core fans will be tuning in for Bette Midler.

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