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Use "hard-bitten" in a sentence
"We began with Deadline U.S.A., a film that is not strictly noir but according to Eddie has the power to make every hard-bitten city desk jockey “puddle up.”"
"Conservatives, meanwhile, are buzzing over the cover story in the current Weekly Standard, in which Mark Hemingway argues that fact-checking as practiced by PolitiFact -- as well as by the Associated Press, the Washington Post and others -- is just old-fashioned liberal media bias gussied up in the cloak of hard-bitten objectivity."
"This volume of gonzo musings completes the “accidental trilogy” begun in Blood Orchid and continued in Blues for Cannibals, offering more scorched-earth prophesying by the hard-bitten Bowden, a journalistic iconoclast in the tradition of Hunter S. Thompson, Edward Abbey, and James Agee."