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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 ?
Meanwhile, choose whether you will summon Clifford, and allow this business to be amicably settled by an interview between two kinsmen, or drive me to harsher measures, which I should be most happy to feel myself justified in avoiding.
It has been remarked that the prophecy of a new generation of teachers who would rebuke and exhort the Athenian people in harsher and more violent terms was, as far as we know, never fulfilled.
The Lady of Twynham had drooped and pined for weary months, so that her face was harsher and less comely than before, yet she still hoped on, for her lord had come through so many dangers that she could scarce believe that he might be stricken down at last.
Lecount, with another little cough, rather harsher than the first.
To hear the woman whom-- no harsher name than folly given
He matched her girl's beauty with his boy's beauty, her grace with his strength, her delicacy of line and fibre with the harsher vigor and muscle of the male.
This, Sir John thinks, was because the Dutch language being so much harsher than ours it "wanted more time than ours to melt and become audible.
And when he chose to speak a harsh thought, it was ten-fold harsher than ordinarily, because it seemed to proceed out of such profundity of cogitation, because it was as prodigiously deliberate in its incubation as it was in its enunciation.
Tink, tink, tink--clear as a silver bell, and audible at every pause of the streets' harsher noises, as though it said, 'I don't care; nothing puts me out; I am resolved to he happy.
I--I-- came,' said Ralph, speaking more slowly, and with harsher emphasis, 'I came to say how grieved I am that any relative of mine, although disowned by me, should have inflicted such punishment on you as--'
peculiar to the modern woman) had driven her to what she considered a harsher and a higher existence.
EXASPERATED car owners, including those with top performing supercars, facing a barrage of driving clamp downs and harsher penalties are increasingly turning to circuit driving in their own cars for fast thrills.
Dela Rosa, whose term was extended until April, said he would be harsher to rogue policemen.
The US had originally proposed harsher sanctions including a