from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A lake of central Finland. It is drained by the Oulu River, which flows northwestward from the lake to the Gulf of Bothnia.


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  • It is a hard-to-watch 2 1/2 hours, and I find it dubious to suggest that this one will have much of an awards season run.

    Friday Box Office: Zack and Miri Make A Box Office Miss | /Film

  • It is a hard-to-watch 2 1/2 hours, and I find it dubious to suggest that this one will have much of an awards-season run.

    Box Office: Zack & Miri Rebounds with $10.6M For #2 | /Film

  • And the acclaimed actor's highly public breakdown, including a hard-to-watch appearance on "The Late Show With David Letterman" early last year, was all part of a two-year-long performance.

    Joaquin Phoenix: A movie critic's take

  • The film contained hard-to-watch footage of the war that took the lives of two-to-three million Vietnamese and 58,000 Americans -- a very painful reminder.

    Kipling Haunts Obama's Afghan War

  • How many political campaigns have dissolved into horrific and hard-to-watch mud-slinging contests where candidates will do absolutely anything to get elected?


  • And in the scrappy, low-budget venues Randy is reduced to playing, at least, there's plenty of very real blood flowing, especially during a hard-to-watch sequence in which the Ram faces off against a masochistic amateur who wallows in grisly self-mutilation with staples.

    The Wrestler

  • Most of the more dramatically gripping moments take place in the hotel room, particularly in a hard-to-watch scene where the creepy Bebe forces an utterly reprehensible act of extortion on the two young women prior to performing the abortion.


  • Like the All-Star Game, in the hard-to-watch first period, the physicality was missing. rss feed

  • Perry committed one of the most egregious gaffes in American political history on Wednesday, uttering an "oops" when he forgot, for a hard-to-watch 53 seconds, that the Energy Department was the third of three agencies he would eliminate as president.

  • M. I.A.'s hard-to-watch new video has been banned by YouTube. com due to its graphic violence and scenes featuring the killing of young boys.

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