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Definition 1: aggressively and persistently persuasive - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where hard-hitting or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a hard-hitting advertising campaign
  • a high-pressure salesman

Synonyms for hard-hitting in the sense of this definition

(hard-hitting is similar to ...) having or showing determination and energetic pursuit of your ends

"an aggressive businessman" "an aggressive basketball player" "he was aggressive and imperious; positive in his convictions" "aggressive drivers"

Definition 2: characterized by or full of force and vigor - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where hard-hitting or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a hard-hitting expose
  • a trenchant argument

Synonyms for hard-hitting in the sense of this definition

(hard-hitting is similar to ...) producing or capable of producing an intended result or having a striking effect

"an air-cooled motor was more effective than a witch's broomstick for rapid long-distance transportation" "effective teaching methods" "effective steps toward peace" "made an effective entrance" "his complaint proved to be effectual in bringing action" "an efficacious law"

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