thick skin

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  • They come from a cold world and have thick skin instead of fur.
  • She later said that running for office gave her the "thick skin" required of a judge.
  • I have a pretty thick skin about all of this.
  • He is simply a great mass of living flesh covered with a rough, very thick skin without hair. Cited from The Burgess Animal Book for Children, by Burgess 2
  • It sometimes has a very thick skin so is cut open lengthwise before eating.
  • A thick skin and a slow circulation; you will live to be an old woman. Cited from Blind Love, by Wilkie Collins
  • The eyes are small, covered in thick skin.
  • Their thick skin also serves as protection against enemies.
  • They are very large, with a thick skin and much juice. Cited from The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, Vol. 2 (of 4), ed. by T. J. Randolph
  • Afterward remove the cloth, and also a thick skin which will have formed over the ball. Cited from Science in the Kitchen, by Mrs. E. E. Kellogg
  • It has a thick skin and hence keeping quality of mature fruits are better compared to others.
  • One of her old hands gripped his beard and the other buried itself in the thick skin of his neck. Cited from Triumph of the Egg, by Sherwood Anderson
  • That certainly got through his thick skin, for it's very painful to him to spend money on any one but himself. Cited from The Loudwater Mystery, by Edgar Jepson
  • They are also protected by having very thick skin and double-layered skulls.
  • Instead there is a low ridge covered in thick skin bearing several lines of tiny tubercles.
  • They can jest at sorrow even when, in spite of their great thick skins, they feel it. Cited from Hard Cash, Charles Reade
  • The individual fruit are large, generally round, and have somewhat thick skin that does not release sap when cooked.
  • The name is derived from its small, thick skin berries.
  • GinaMarie feels that her "thick skin" will help her in the game, along with her people skills.
  • Thick skin is, indeed, our moral clothes, and without it we are not fit to be seen about in civilized society. Cited from Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow, Jerome K. Jerome2
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