Definitions

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  • adjective as hard as granite.

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  • adjective Resembling granite.

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  • adjective hard as granite

Etymologies

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granite +‎ -like

Examples

  • The sport suited her unwavering, granitelike determination.

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  • On land, igneous rocks can he granitelike material or they can he lava.

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  • On land, igneous rocks can he granitelike material or they can he lava.

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  • She pulled his shirt up, and slid her hands beneath it, to caress the warm, granitelike flesh of his back and his ribs, the downy wall of his chest.

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  • He said nothing, and after studying his granitelike countenance for a moment she made a move to rise.

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  • Perhaps because Grant too was destroyed by the dualities of life: the total, granitelike integrity of the Memoirs, written as the author died of throat cancer, as against the slack and hopeless presidency.

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  • Updated granitelike counter tops and woodlike flooring in entry and kitchen.

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  • What I am mainly trying to do is to dismantle the granitelike assumption in our political culture that American conservatism is an offshoot or cousin of fascism.

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  • The girls 'distinctive qualities-from Trini's bubbly self-confidence to Dominique's granitelike demeanor-were abundantly evident in Williams-Garcia's enthusiastic reading.

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  • There, deposited into her mother's clutches, Little Edie snubs him on the platform, failing to say goodbye as he stands there pleading as much as his granitelike propriety will allow.

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