Brutal and Hard


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Brutal adjective – Difficult to endure.
Usage example: brutal hard labor in the hot sun

Hard is a synonym for brutal in character trait topic. In some cases you can use "Hard" instead an adjective "Brutal", when it comes to topics like comfort, cruel.
Nearby Words: brutish, brute, brutalize, brutality, brutally
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Hard adjective – Having or showing a lack of sympathy or tender feelings.
Usage example: a hard man, who never had a kind word for anyone

Brutal is a synonym for hard in comfort topic. You can use "Brutal" instead an adjective "Hard", if it concerns topics such as cruel.
Nearby Words: harden, hardship, hardy, hardly, hardness
Synonyms for Hard

Things that words describes

life brutal life hard life
style brutal style hard style
training brutal training hard training
end brutal end hard end
Other nouns: case, way, world, rule, fight, battle, version.

Both words in one sentence

  • Brutal Bonus Level Lagdou Ruins as a whole is so hard that it got a Shout-Out in Fire Emblem Awakening: its music theme was recycled for the brutal DLC map known as Apotheosis.
  • Nintendo Hard: The combat in Blood of the Zombies is punishingly hard and brutal; forcing you to ration your grenades as opposed to throwing them recklessly and use actual tactics to conserve your rarely-regained stamina.
  • Brutal Bonus Level Some of the downloadable super-hard mode stages in Sonic the Hedgehog (2006) are pretty brutal as well, especially the ones where you play through the level in reverse order.
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