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Synonyms for grueling
gru·el·ing

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  1. arduous, backbreaking, grueling, gruelling, hard, heavy, laborious, operose, punishing, toilsomeadjective

    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"

    Synonyms:
    backbreaking, sullen, ponderous, laborious, overweight, toilsome, intemperate, sound, wakeless, dense, with child(p), threatening, grave, straining, severe, cloggy, lumbering, large(p), great(p), clayey, enceinte, voiceless, grievous, tough, fleshy, weighed down, hard, weighty, unvoiced, gruelling, expectant, concentrated, lowering, surd, heavy(a), sonorous, impenetrable, arduous, operose, strenuous, heavy, heavy(p), big(a), labored, profound, difficult, laboured, punishing, strong, gravid, big(p), leaden, knockout

    Antonyms:
    effortless

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How to use grueling in a sentence?

  1. Matt Paul:

    Hopefully these candidates are getting unvarnished guidance about what this is going to take. It is a grueling schedule, it carries an enormous personal toll and these candidates have to have a clear and crisp view of why they want to do this, it is smart that they are taking the time to consider these factors.

  2. Dave Glick:

    You see all these articles about people having to walk 15 miles a day, you're spending capital to make humans more efficient. Now they're picking more things and standing in one place, so it's not as physically grueling.

  3. Michael McDowell:

    Yeah it's a long grueling race. It's trying on not just on the drivers, but on the race cars and the teams. we were fortunate to have a few race cars that were spared in the fires.

  4. Alexander Ludwig:

    The show is not for divas, it’s grueling.

  5. Dave Lancaster:

    Dave Lancaster shed the pounds with a grueling walking routine fueled by Weetabix, fresh fruit and vegetables and lean meat and fish. Dave Lancaster started small walking going from bench to bench in Dave Lancaster local park. But Dave Lancaster never gave up and soon covered 10 miles a day - even scaling Wales' tallest mountain Snowdon. I like this form of exercise because instead of costing me, like a gym membership or exercise class would, it saves me money on gas. Now instead of meeting friends at my house, they join me for a walk !


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