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Synonyms for tougher

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  1. List of paraphrases:

    stricter, harsher, harder, tighter, stronger, firmer, stiffer, heavier

How to pronounce tougher?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say tougher in sign language?

  1. tougher

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#6655stronger
#6725harder
#17183heavier
#21178tougher
#23215tighter
#33504stricter
#45077firmer
#55347stiffer
#57449harsher

How to use tougher in a sentence?

  1. Bernie Sanders:

    I hear Secretary Clinton is in Ohio tonight talking about how concerned she is about the auto industry -- an industry decimated by the North American Free Trade Agreement and normalized trade with China. She supported those bad deals. I opposed them, now she says she wants to make it tougher for automobiles to be imported to this country under the disastrous Trans-Pacific Partnership. That's the deal she called the 'gold standard' when she was secretary of state.

  2. Kevin Mack:

    You're going to have a much tougher time hiding behind the president over the next couple of months.

  3. Frank Sesno:

    Under the social media microscope this will be much tougher because most every viewer, reader, listener will be judging — many in real time, it's a daunting news agenda, but the public is tuned in and amped up. News organizations will be judged quickly and harshly.

  4. Julianne Smith:

    For Americans the answer seems obvious, we simply have to try and do it all and be prepared for multiple scenarios. But for small countries that have very limited funding and a public that's a little skittish right now, it's a much tougher question to answer.

  5. Maria Sharapova:

    It's only the first match of the season. It only gets tougher from here. I have a bit of a different opponent if Suarez Navarro wins the next one, we'll see how that goes. Hopefully I continue to improve and take it a step further this year.


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