What does tough mean?

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Adjective
  1. Strong and resilient; sturdy.
  2. (of food) Difficult to cut or chew.
  3. Rugged or physically hardy.
  4. Stubborn.
  5. (of weather etc) Harsh or severe.
  6. Rowdy or rough.
  7. (of questions, etc.) Difficult or demanding.
  8. (material science) Undergoing plastic deformation before breaking.
Interjection
  1. (slang) Used to indicate lack of sympathy
Noun
  1. A person who obtains things by force; a thug or bully.
Verb
  1. To endure.
  2. To toughen.
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