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harsh

mod. bad; rude. She’s a harsh lady and doesn’t care how you feel.

harsh toke

1. n. an irritating puff of a marijuana cigarette. (Drugs.) Wow, that was a harsh toke. Yuck!
2. n. anything or anyone unpleasant. Sally can sure be a harsh toke when she wants.
See also: harsh, toke
References in classic literature ?
The more fiercely he fought, the more harshly society handled him, and the only effect of harshness was to make him fiercer.
You are ignorant of what is happening," said des Lupeaulx, harshly, for he still thought it best to make a show of harshness.
she cried enthusiastically, trying to hide the harshness of her refusal under the grace of her words.
My views are harsh; the futility of so noble a soul as the Bishop will show you the compulsion for such harshness.
Hence the harshness of contrasts, which only admit of two colors, black and white.
But that she may impute to us any harshness or want of politeness, let us tell her that there is an ancient quarrel between philosophy and poetry; of which there are many proofs, such as the saying of `the yelping hound howling at her lord,' or of one `mighty in the vain talk of fools,' and `the mob of sages circumventing Zeus,' and the `subtle thinkers who are beggars after all'; and there are innumerable other signs of ancient enmity between them.
When I wrote sternly and coldly, as I confess I frequently did at the last, he blamed my harshness, and said it was enough to scare him from his home: when I tried mild persuasion, he was a little more gentle in his replies, and promised to return; but I had learnt, at last, to disregard his promises.
The lips were full, yet possessed of the firmness, almost harshness, which is characteristic of thin lips.
And the man, recognizing the self-control that vibrated through the harshness of the tone, smiled sadly.
She described his disposition, such as she fancied it--quick and impatient of control or harshness, easily to be moved by love and kindness.
Aw, it's only one of his cryin' jags," Mary said, with a harshness that her free hand belied as it caressed his hair with soothing strokes.
Brownlow, after a short pause, 'I went, when all was over, to the scene of his--I will use the term the world would freely use, for worldly harshness or favour are now alike to him--of his guilty love, resolved that if my fears were realised that erring child should find one heart and home to shelter and compassionate her.
There is a very pleasant light in Tom's blue-gray eyes as he glances at the house-windows; that fold in his brow never disappears, but it is not unbecoming; it seems to imply a strength of will that may possibly be without harshness, when the eyes and mouth have their gentlest expression.
It was with no harshness, however, though with something of constitutional irritability and haste, that he turned to Kit and said:
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