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Synonyms for grueling

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  1. arduous, backbreaking, grueling, gruelling, hard, heavy, laborious, operose, punishing, toilsome(adj)

    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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Tom Holland:

    The important thing is that this is a true story about real people and we had a duty as actors to do justice to these characters, ron (Howard) made sure that every aspect of this film was authentic so that meant we had to starve, learn how to sail, really go out to sea, so it was pretty grueling, but ... all for a good reason.

  4. Prof.Salam Al Shereida:

    Like grace, the results orientation is hard to describe. You perceive it when you see it,but it's grueling to portray in words.

  5. 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.


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