By viewing Zionism as racism, many Palestinians saw Israelis harshly as cruel brutes.
The pro-government media in Iran, however, harshly criticized the actress.
Kids are safer when those who risk their safety are quickly, harshly, publicly and clearly punished.
Instead, they were sold out—to put it harshly—in the vague hope that the Russians would be pleased.
It was harshly repressed during the American surge, but it was never really defeated.
This tree had been nice to them, no branches had harshly croaked: 'Go away.
Slaves were also harshly treated, as property, not within the limits of humanity.
By and by he began to come home in a bad temper and to speak to her harshly.
Murray, observing how much Adair was moved, felt that he was speaking too harshly.
My best constructive suggestion was the most harshly rejected of all.
originally of texture, "hairy," 1530s, probably from harske "rough, coarse, sour" (c.1300), a northern word of Scandinavian origin (cf. Danish and Norwegian harsk "rancid, rank"), related to Middle Low German harsch "rough, raw," German harst "a rake;" perhaps from PIE root *kars- "to scrape, scratch, rub, card" (cf. Lithuanian karsiu "to comb," Old Church Slavonic krasta, Russian korosta "to itch," Latin carduus "thistle," Sanskrit kasati "rubs, scratches"). Meaning "offensive to feelings" is from 1570s; "disagreeable, rude" from 1610s.
To nag and complain; nudge (1990s+ Teenagers)