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  • adj. comparative form of hardy: more hardy


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  • Some of the 'hardier' plants close up their stomatal pores when ozone levels increase.


  • Also, coffee plants are hardier than opium poppies.

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  • Seed companies have bred and modified the plants genetically in a process that has resulted in hardier plants.

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  • The task force says it wants hardier venting systems.

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  • One reason is "survivor bias"—having survived not only the bombings but homelessness, hunger and a typhoon in the immediate aftermath, the subjects may be a hardier lot than the Japanese population at large.

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  • ComEd says it has a plan for making its electric system hardier—and at first it got the Legislature to buy in.

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  • The English variety is an indicator of ancient woodland in Britain, and should not be confused with its hardier Spanish cousin, introduced to these shores in 1860.

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  • So here's an indoor festival for dance music fans, with the added bonus of an outdoor stage, barbeque and fire show round the back for hardier souls who don't mind a bit of dirt and daylight.

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  • Meanwhile, the rosemary is doing just fine now, and the hardier looking specimens have their permanent home, where they're definitely thriving.

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  • But after one or two nearly died of shock — ­old ladies, I mean — ­he put me up, as to-day, to fooling hardier persons like yourself. — ­Oh, he had another accident.



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