(1) He credits his spell in prison with awakening him to the harsh realities of crime - so he became determined to earn his millions as a music star.(2) It has proven to be fully adaptable to its habitat, well-suited to survive in harsh climates with their tough hide and wily brain.(3) The band of friends, family, enemies and strangers must work together against the cruel weather and harsh terrain if they want to stay alive.(4) After Guinea became an independent nation in 1958, a harsh military government took power.(5) After the gentle, sensuous vowels of Latin-American, this language sounds harsh , cruel, authoritarian.(6) The harsh reality is that so many farmers now are living on ├ö├ç├┐borrowed time├ö├ç├û and mortgages, and that a good harvest is definitively the only way to survive from one year to the next.(7) But child labour is still a harsh reality in a few organised industries and almost in all unorganised informal industries in the developing countries.(8) The chemotherapy and radiation therapy that a child undergoes has many harsh side effects.(9) The measures taken have been pretty severe, if not harsh .(10) The biological agent is a microbe that survives only in the harsh conditions of the Atacama.(11) But from outside, the effect is of a harsh brick monolith, as the high, yellowish wall blends with acres of dull roof tiles.(12) Beyster claims SAIC's diversity insulates it from the harsh effects of a struggling economy.(13) They remained isolated for 800 years, and developed a lifestyle which enabled them to survive in the harsh conditions.(14) The schools were known for their harsh discipline and for treating students like virtual prisoners.(15) The new, mixed-use One Raffles Link in Singapore has a west facade designed to mitigate the effects of the harsh tropical sun.(16) February is a short shivering thing, March harsh and cruel, but you can bear March because you know what's coming soon enough.