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hardman

/ˈhɑːdˌmæn/
noun
1.
a tough, ruthless, or violent man
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  • Mr. hardman, not enjoying the derisive raillery, took a hand in the game.

    Bucky O'Connor William MacLeod Raine
  • "That's good," Mr. hardman responded, and he seemed well satisfied.

    Frank Roscoe's Secret Allen Chapman
  • hardman's ideas were called "Christian Socialism," and it all sounded pretty, but wouldn't work twenty-four hours in Chicago.

  • He had no time to speculate further, for Dr. hardman entered at that moment.

    Frank Roscoe's Secret Allen Chapman
  • Then hardman gets caught, and coughs up his little recipe for helping to find hidden treasure.

    Bucky O'Connor William MacLeod Raine
  • "I don't suppose you've had much experience in a place like this," Dr. hardman went on.

    Frank Roscoe's Secret Allen Chapman
  • "You're the third boy that has been engaged for this work," said Mr. hardman with a smile, when Bart had explained his errand.

    Frank Roscoe's Secret Allen Chapman
  • Dr. hardman reached his office, and waited for Frank to appear.

    Frank Roscoe's Secret Allen Chapman
  • Blowitz accepted the offer, and when, later on, Oliphant was succeeded by hardman he remained as assistant correspondent.

  • You will please say to Colonel hardman that we cannot accede to his wish.

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