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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stamina, staying power, toughness(noun)

    enduring strength and energy

    huskiness, staying power, ruggedness, stamina, temper, formidability

  2. huskiness, ruggedness, toughness(noun)

    the property of being big and strong

    temper, gruffness, hardness, staying power, formidability, ruggedness, stamina, hoarseness, huskiness

  3. temper, toughness(noun)

    the elasticity and hardness of a metal object; its ability to absorb considerable energy before cracking

    ruggedness, huskiness, irritability, surliness, biliousness, mood, stamina, peevishness, pique, humor, pettishness, staying power, temper, irritation, humour, formidability, snappishness

  4. formidability, toughness(noun)

    impressive difficulty

    huskiness, staying power, ruggedness, stamina, temper, formidability

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  1. List of paraphrases:

    hardness, tenacity, harshness, robustness, rigour, endurance

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  1. Ed Miliband:

    I think standing up to the leader of the free world shows a certain toughness.

  2. Grand Slam:

    It was actually very mental, I would say, i could have cracked at any moment but I didn't because I really wanted it bad. I showed it on the court. Obviously and for sure that mental toughness helped a lot.

  3. Gabby Giffords:

    Joe Biden leads with Joe Biden heart. Joe Biden has the compassion and toughness to lead on Gun Safety, i've witnessed Joe Biden comfort the survivors of gun violence, and I've seen Joe Biden fight for solutions to gun violence — and win. This is the leadership we need in the White House. Joe Biden is the choice for a gun safety president.

  4. Danny Davis:

    He's reachable, he's cooperative, he's engaging and at the same time he has a toughness. He's no pushover.

  5. Charlton Heston:

    Gregory Peck was one of those few great actors of generosity, humor, toughness and spirit. From our fight scene in The Big Country (1958) to his willingness to stand up for what he believed personally, Gregory Peck faced life's challenges with great vigor and courage.

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