hard vs firm: What's the difference?

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Which is correct: hard or firm

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hardadjective

(of light) transmitted directly from a pointed light source

hardadjective

unfortunate or hard to bear

hardverb

with firmness

hardadjective

produced without vibration of the vocal cords

hardverb

slowly and with difficulty

hardadjective

very strong or vigorous

hardadjective

given to excessive indulgence of bodily appetites especially for intoxicating liquors

hardverb

indulging excessively

hardadjective

not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure

hardadjective

being distilled rather than fermented; having a high alcoholic content

hardadjective

characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort

hardverb

causing great damage or hardship

hardadjective

dispassionate

hardadjective

dried out

hardadjective

(of speech sounds); produced with the back of the tongue raised toward or touching the velum

hardadjective

resisting weight or pressure

hardverb

with effort or force or vigor

hardverb

into a solid condition

firmadjective

not liable to fluctuate or especially to fall

firmnoun

the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments

firmverb

with resolute determination

firmadjective

unwavering in devotion to friend or vow or cause

firmadjective

marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable

firmadjective

securely fixed in place

firmadjective

strong and sure

firmverb

make taut or tauter

firmverb

become taut or tauter

firmadjective

not soft or yielding to pressure

firmadjective

not subject to revision or change

firmadjective

(of especially a person's physical features) not shaking or trembling

firmadjective

possessing the tone and resiliency of healthy tissue

firmadjective

securely established

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