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tough

view main entry for toughadjective  /tʌf/ 
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toughly

adverb

toughness

noun [uncountable]
toughness noun [uncountable]An athlete needs to show both physical and mental toughness.

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digital hermit

a person who avoids using modern technologies like e-mail or the Internet

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