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Synonyms for hard-hittinghard-hit·ting

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hard-hitting, trenchantadjective

    characterized by or full of force and vigor

    "a hard-hitting expose"; "a trenchant argument"

    Synonyms:
    distinct, searching, high-pressure, trenchant, clear-cut

    Antonyms:
    unaggressive, ineffective, nonaggressive, uneffective, ineffectual

  2. hard-hitting, high-pressureadjective

    aggressively and persistently persuasive

    "a hard-hitting advertising campaign"; "a high-pressure salesman"

    Synonyms:
    high-pressure, trenchant

    Antonyms:
    uneffective, ineffectual, nonaggressive, unaggressive, ineffective

PPDB, the paraphrase database

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

    implacable, relentless

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How to use hard-hitting in a sentence?

  1. Andrey Rublev:

    He's one of the most hard-hitting players on tour. Out of every position, he can hit a winner, he's somebody that is very young still but always is working and always is improving.

  2. Dean Baquet:

    We have always had a rule saying reporters should be wary of going on very clearly opinionated shows, it isn't meant as a commentary on any show, just our view that hard-hitting stories like the ones we are doing should stand on their own.

  3. Monica Roberts:

    We pleaded for canvassing in our neighborhoods, pro-HERO ads on Houston black radio stations and hard-hitting attacks to destroy the only card our haters had to play in the bathroom meme.

  4. Donald Trump:

    Over the past year we have levied the highest sanctions ever imposed on Hezbollah -- in a single year, by far. Just a few moments ago, I signed legislation imposing even more hard-hitting sanctions on Hezbollah to further starve them of their funds. And they are starving for them.

  5. Vice President Joe Biden:

    Ron Dermer said. While the White House is re-evaluating how to rebuild its relationship with Benjamin Netanyahu, President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden have met with prominent Jewish leaders and organizations to reassure them they deal will not put Israel at risk. This isn't a grand bargain between the United States and Iran, it's based on hard-hitting, hard-headed compromises and assessments.

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