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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
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It is relatively easy and cost effective to change the compliance of the damper top mounts compared with changing the characteristics of other suspension components to improve the vehicle ride comfort and harshness performance [16], [17], [13], [14].
Applied Acoustics International is a Tier 1 supplier of noise, vibration, and harshness solutions to the North American automotive industry.
The harshness that made Erdoy-an win in the past is today his weakest point.
Harshness indicates a deviation from normal voice, which can include vibration.
The Pitmen Paintings certainly showed men who had powerful spirits which were in no way diminished by the harshness of their daily lives.
Rather, they were subjected to a domestic regime of punishment which was chilling in its harshness and cruelty.
THE mother and stepfather of a seven-year-old girl who starved to death were jailed for manslaughter yesterday by a judge who branded their treatment of the child "chilling in harshness and cruelty".
Harshness Khyra died in May 2008 from an infect ion after being starved and abused by depressed Angela Gordon and schizophrenic stepdad Junaid Abuhamza at her home in Handswor th, Birmingham.
The scientists noted female giant pandas in a fertile stage gave longer calls characterized by a higher jitter and harshness.
A riveting novel of a teen overcoming the harshness of life, "The Emancipation of Denny G" is well worth the read.
After all, they've claimed for generations now that your visit to earth was to soften the harshness of the old ways and to bring to humankind a gentleness and a loving nature.
A target of teasing and bullying, young Johnny must find a way to overcome the harshness of his young classmates.
She said: "You expect to be critiqued, but I didn't expect the harshness of the judges.
While the study found that the "primary advantage" of smoking menthol cigarettes is that menthol helps mask the harshness of inhaling smoke, brands with the lowest menthol levels had the greatest market share among young adults.
According to Automotive News Europe, the facility will include a full test facility for noise, vibration and harshness tuning, safety and emissions, and environmental impacts.