Exacting and Harsh

Exacting

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Exacting adjective – Not allowing for any exceptions or loosening of standards.
Usage example: the prep school's exacting standards for admission

Harsh is a synonym for exacting in strict topic. In some cases you can use "Harsh" instead an adjective "Exacting", when it comes to topics like characteristic, behaviour, demanding, severe.
Nearby Words: exact, exactness, exaction, exacted
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Harsh

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Harsh adjective – Given to exacting standards of discipline and self-restraint.
Usage example: a harsh judge when it comes to drug users and especially drug dealers

Exacting is a synonym for harsh in behaviour topic. You can use "Exacting" instead an adjective "Harsh", if it concerns topics such as easy.
Nearby Words: harshness, harshly
Synonyms for Harsh
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