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  • Herman Cain took over at this point, and outlined the rest of the team's responsibilities, after joking that Newt would also be in charge of rallying "the Tiffany's shoppers" in the base, with Newt's "diamond-hard intellect."

    Chris Weigant: "Anybody But Romney, Inc." Announces Presidential Bid

  • But Clark adds a secret weapon to this apparent retread of laddish sensibilities: a diamond-hard, impregnable charisma, even when contemplating the most appalling things.

    This week's new live comedy

  • And Dick Cheney happens to be its diamond-hard distillation.

    Running Dick Cheney

  • Thomas gives her a diamond-hard veneer, until the viewer is convinced that she's willing to do whatever is necessary for her own benefit.

    Marshall Fine: HuffPost Review: Love Crime

  • Grasping him, she stroked his velvety, diamond-hard length, her pulse racing.

    Etched in Bone

  • Each cold word, diamond-hard and true, shanked Caterina to her core.

    Etched in Bone

  • Among the Merc's sporting credentials: a top speed of 186 miles per hour with the AMG Performance Package; a diamond-hard adaptive suspension; and, on our test car, AMG's enormous carbon-ceramic brakes.

    Mercedes: a Demon of Hurtling Mass

  •      Cousin, you're a rough diamond — you're diamond-hard, hard to follow.

    Cousin

  • The story of 19-year-old Suahmirs Rivera is one of extended powerlessness turned diamond-hard inner strength.

    Protecting Foster Care Children: The Power Of The Powerless

  • Mr. Roth once wrote that Margaret Thatcher was a "diamond-hard Rightist suburban feminist, cold-water English rose."

    Friday (the 13th!) Daily Goodbye

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