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Harshness

Pharaoh
imposed cruel burdens of labor on the Hebrews. [O.T.: Exodus 5]
draconian laws
included severe punishments prescribed by Draco, their codifier. [Gk. Hist.: NCE, 791]
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Mabanckou's recognition of life's harshness, especially in how it relates to an orphan struck by fantasy, fortunately does not compromise the persistence of optimism.
The ride comfort and harshness can be considered as the vibration response of the vehicle body at different frequency ranges.
A spokesman of the AARI said here Monday that Vegetable Research Institute AARI has developed the hybrid tomato variety which will not only gives maximum yield but also sufficient resistance against diseases and harshness of the weather.
It will continue to supply noise, vibration and harshness reduction products to UGN under a long term supply agreement; and UGN will provide transition support to AAI under a transition services agreement.
Erdoy-an's harshness gained broad support from the public and was viewed as him having "firm and determined stance.
We evaluated eight voice parameters: basal voice frequency at the glottic level (F0), jitter, shimmer, breathiness, harshness, hoarseness, normalized noise energy (NNE), and S/Z ratio.
Explains Jianmin Guan, Altair's senior program manager for noise, vibration, and harshness, "NVH Director simplifies full-vehicle simulation.
I get great inspiration when I look at pictures of Shaikh Zayed or Shaikh Rashid, who experienced nature and learnt about the harshness of life.
This close-knit group of men shared a passion for self-improvement and through art found a way to express themselves, the harshness and sheer physicality of their lives underground portrayed in often powerful style.
Crossing our fingers, waiting for growth and hoping it will go away is simply not an answer" The Prime Minister on the country's economic problems "Our collective memory of difficult budget decisions harks back to the 1980s, the harshness of the 1980s, north-south divide, sink-or-swim economics.
I'M looking for an everyday cutlery set that's dishwasher proof, doesn't need polishing and will stand up to the harshness of a hard water area without needing to be polished.
THE mother and stepfather of a seven-year-old girl who starved to death were jailed for her manslaughter yesterday by a judge who branded their treatment of the child "chilling in its harshness and cruelty".