Associations to the word «Difficult»
DIFFICULT, adjective. Hard, not easy, requiring much effort.
DIFFICULT, adjective. (often of a person) (or a horse, etc) Hard to manage, uncooperative, troublesome.
DIFFICULT, verb. (obsolete) (transitive) To make difficult; to impede; to perplex.
DIFFICULT NUT TO CRACK, noun. Alternative form of hard nut to crack
DIFFICULT PILL TO SWALLOW, noun. Alternative form of hard pill to swallow
DIFFICULT, adjective. Not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure; "a difficult task"; "nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access"; "difficult times"; "why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?".
DIFFICULT, adjective. Hard to control; "a difficult child", "an unmanageable situation".
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