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arduous

(adjective) Demanding great effort or labor; difficult.

Synonyms: backbreaking, grueling, laborious, toilsome, punishing, hard, heavy

Usage: The roofer's work was so arduous that he was forced to take numerous medications to relieve the pain in his back.
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Definition: (adjective) Demanding great effort or labor; difficult.
Synonyms: backbreaking, grueling, laborious, toilsome, punishing, hard, heavy
Usage: The roofer's work was so arduous that he was forced to take numerous medications to relieve the pain in his back.
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Definition: (adjective) Demanding great effort or labor; difficult.
Synonyms: backbreaking, grueling, laborious, toilsome, punishing, hard, heavy
Usage: The roofer's work was so arduous that he was forced to take numerous medications to relieve the pain in his back.
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It was very arduous to drive a car for more then 10 hours .
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Adj. 1. arduous - characterized by effort to the point of exhaustionarduous - characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort; "worked their arduous way up the mining valley"; "a grueling campaign"; "hard labor"; "heavy work"; "heavy going"; "spent many laborious hours on the project"; "set a punishing pace"
backbreaking, grueling, gruelling, laborious, operose, toilsome, punishing, hard, heavy
effortful - requiring great physical effort
2. arduous - taxing to the utmostarduous - taxing to the utmost; testing powers of endurance; "his final, straining burst of speed"; "a strenuous task"; "your willingness after these six arduous days to remain here"- F.D.Roosevelt
straining, strenuous
effortful - requiring great physical effort
3. arduous - difficult to accomplisharduous - difficult to accomplish; demanding considerable mental effort and skill; "the arduous work of preparing a dictionary"
difficult, hard - not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure; "a difficult task"; "nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access"; "difficult times"; "why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?"
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