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1. tough

adjective. ['ˈtʌf'] not given to gentleness or sentimentality.

Synonyms

  • hard-bitten
  • hard
  • hard-boiled
  • pugnacious
  • insensitive
  • tough-minded

Antonyms

  • tender
  • sensitive
  • right
  • innocent

Etymology

  • toh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Tough Luck

  • chuck-a-luck
  • unstuck
  • struck
  • kachuck
  • canuck
  • wnuk
  • truck
  • stucke
  • stuck
  • snuck
  • smuck
  • schmuck
  • pluck
  • mruk
  • kruk
  • kruck
  • kluck
  • gluck
  • fluck
  • druck
  • cluck
  • bruck
  • amuck
  • amok
  • zuk
  • zuck
  • yuk
  • yuck
  • wruck
  • tuck

2. tough

adjective. ['ˈtʌf'] very difficult; severely testing stamina or resolution.

Synonyms

  • hard
  • rugged

Antonyms

  • superior
  • uncover
  • decriminalise

Etymology

  • toh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. tough

adjective. ['ˈtʌf'] physically toughened.

Synonyms

  • thickened
  • weather-beaten
  • experienced
  • calloused
  • inured
  • strong
  • callous
  • hardened
  • experient
  • enured
  • rugged

Antonyms

  • tender
  • inexperienced
  • weak
  • lawful

Etymology

  • toh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. tough

adjective. ['ˈtʌf'] substantially made or constructed.

Synonyms

  • rugged

Antonyms

  • inelastic
  • thin

Etymology

  • toh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. tough

adjective. ['ˈtʌf'] violent and lawless.

Synonyms

  • violent

Antonyms

  • straight line
  • straighten

Etymology

  • toh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. tough

adjective. ['ˈtʌf'] feeling physical discomfort or pain (tough' is occasionally used colloquially forbad').

Synonyms

  • uncomfortable

Antonyms

  • orderly
  • bad

Etymology

  • toh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. tough

adjective. ['ˈtʌf'] unfortunate or hard to bear.

Synonyms

  • hard

Antonyms

  • legalize
  • permit

Etymology

  • toh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. luck

noun. ['ˈlʌk'] your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you).

Synonyms

  • portion
  • good fortune
  • providence
  • good luck
  • lot
  • condition
  • ill luck
  • bad luck
  • destiny
  • misfortune
  • fortune
  • circumstances
  • luckiness
  • tough luck
  • failure

Antonyms

  • bad luck
  • misfortune
  • good luck
  • success

Etymology

  • luk (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. luck

noun. ['ˈlʌk'] an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another.

Synonyms

  • chance
  • toss-up
  • hazard
  • bad luck
  • phenomenon
  • tossup
  • fortune
  • even chance
  • mishap

Antonyms

  • imprudence
  • take
  • unite
  • abnormality

Etymology

  • luk (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. luck

noun. ['ˈlʌk'] an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that leads to a favorable outcome.

Synonyms

  • phenomenon
  • fortune
  • good luck
  • fluke

Antonyms

  • wetness
  • unsoundness
  • guilt
  • astigmatism

Etymology

  • luk (Middle English (1100-1500))
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