It was, instead, the triumph of a strategy of popular non-violent resistance over the harsh realities of Israeli occupation.
It's normal, if harsh, for countries to put their own interests before those of refugees.
OK, this is going to be a harsh transition back to Rayon, but did you ever go out on the town in drag?
Of these harsh realities the occupiers of Wall Street seem blissfully unaware.
Life has been incredibly kind to BHL, full of privilege and money and early success, but not without its harsh side.
Poetry, too; harsh and grim poetry, often, but the real thing.
Then she cried because, she had said so harsh a thing, and begged that Phoebe would not expose it.
Over her harsh, positive features fell a sort of transforming veil.
I offer it because I would not have you think me harsh, or suppose that passion has made me unjust.
But the poor creature looked miserable and unhappy, and I could not be harsh toward her.
originally of texture, "hairy," 1530s, probably from harske "rough, coarse, sour" (c.1300), a northern word of Scandinavian origin (cf. Danish and Norwegian harsk "rancid, rank"), related to Middle Low German harsch "rough, raw," German harst "a rake;" perhaps from PIE root *kars- "to scrape, scratch, rub, card" (cf. Lithuanian karsiu "to comb," Old Church Slavonic krasta, Russian korosta "to itch," Latin carduus "thistle," Sanskrit kasati "rubs, scratches"). Meaning "offensive to feelings" is from 1570s; "disagreeable, rude" from 1610s.
To nag and complain; nudge (1990s+ Teenagers)