hard to get rid of

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No brains or purpose in life, hard to get rid of, but persistence prevails.
However, he still struggles with the disease emotionally: "The whole AIDS-as-punishment thing is hard to get rid of in the deepest layers, and I probably haven't.
Remedies for warts abound, and Weigand maintains the reason so many treatments have been tried is a testimony to the fact that they are so hard to get rid of.