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hard

adjective [-er/-est only] (DIFFICULT)   /hɑrd/
difficult to understand or do: hard questions to answer [+ to infinitive] It’s hard to say which of them is lying. It’s hard being a working mother. [+ to infinitive] Her handwriting is hard to read. She always does things the hard way (= makes things more difficult to do). I find her books hard going (= difficult and tiring).
(Definition of hard adjective (DIFFICULT) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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