hard-boiled

Definitions of hard-boiled
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adj (eggs) cooked until the yolk is solid

Synonyms:
cooked
having been prepared for eating by the application of heat

adj used of persons; emotionally hardened

Synonyms:
case-hardened, hardened
hard
dispassionate

adj tough and callous by virtue of experience

Synonyms:
hard-bitten, pugnacious
tough
not given to gentleness or sentimentality

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