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Related / Similar Words: arduous, backbreaking, grueling, gruelling, hard, heavy, laborious, toilsome

 

Definition:
  • characterized by toilsome 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;
  • resulting in punishment; "the king imposed a punishing tax";

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