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Synonyms for gruelling

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Princeton's WordNet

  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, grueling, with child(p), threatening, grave, straining, severe, cloggy, lumbering, large(p), great(p), clayey, enceinte, voiceless, grievous, tough, fleshy, weighed down, hard, weighty, unvoiced, 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

Wiktionary

  1. gruelling(adjective)

    So difficult or taxing as to make one exhausted; backbreaking.

    Synonyms:
    backbreaking, exhausting

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "gruelling":

    exhausting, expausting

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How to use gruelling in a sentence?

  1. Alexander Ludwig:

    The battle scenes are gruelling, we play a game of who can get rid of their shield first, because it’s so heavy and it throws your back out. You have all that gear on. It’s the most exhausting filming I’ve ever done.

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