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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhard-hittingˌhard-ˈhitting adjective  CRITICIZEcriticizing someone or something in a strong and effective way a hard-hitting report
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hard-hittingRespect for Animals, a recently formed pressure group, has chosen a hard-hitting anti-fur campaign as its first move.Novotna really made Seles fight in a hard-hitting battle that surely set a new decibel record!Firm judgments of the cases he has investigated have often been accompanied by hard-hitting comments about the problems his office has encountered.Strong words and clear rulings from a hard-hitting legal eagle.But the marketing campaign conflicts directly with the government's latest hard-hitting message for drink-drivers.The practical and hard-hitting report was summarised as a special supplement in Building magazine.a hard-hitting TV documentary
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