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Synonyms for herculean
ˌhɜr kyəˈli ən, hɜrˈkyu li-her·culean

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. herculean, powerfuladjective

    displaying superhuman strength or power

    "herculean exertions"

    potent, muscular, hefty, brawny, sinewy, powerful, knock-down(a)

    easy, subhuman

  2. herculeanadjective

    extremely difficult; requiring the strength of a Hercules

    "a herculean task"


    subhuman, easy

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. herculeanadjective

    strong, mighty, powerful, puissant, vigorous, sturdy, athletic, brawny, muscular, sinewy, stalwart, able-bodied

  2. herculeanadjective

    difficult, toilsome, troublesome, laborious, operose, very hard

  3. herculeanadjective

    large, great, gigantic, strapping, huge, colossal, cyclopean

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "herculean":

    arduous, titanic

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  1. Frank Marshall:

    We recast Marty McFly and that cut six weeks off our post-production schedule, we finished the film in nine weeks which was like a world record in those days but we really wanted to keep to our release date so everyone put in a Herculean effort to deliver the movie. The traditional time in those days was 20 to 24 weeks and we did it in nine.

  2. Saul Kavonic:

    These factors, combined with the greatly reduced appetite for large-scale greenfield investments in the current market conditions, made it quite a herculean task to achieve partner alignment to sanction Browse.

  3. Tshering Sherpa:

    The body weighed 150kg [23.6 stone] and it had to be recovered from a difficult place at that altitude. It was a Herculean task.

  4. Mark Allen:

    It would be a Herculean task.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    Empathize with someone who has buddies none or just a few one, but sympathize with somebody who boasts to have allies in a ton or many one because he or she has then herculean task in hand to correctly weed out the negative people and rightly read in a positive person.

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