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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"

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

    Antonyms:
    easy, subhuman

  2. herculeanadjective

    extremely difficult; requiring the strength of a Hercules

    "a herculean task"

    Synonyms:
    powerful

    Antonyms:
    subhuman, easy

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. herculeanadjective

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

  2. herculeanadjective

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

  3. herculeanadjective

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "herculean":

    arduous, titanic

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#2389powerful
#13124titanic
#13929muscular
#15642potent
#27828hefty
#40798arduous
#90077herculean
#102036brawny
#146164sinewy

How to use herculean in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Link Starbureiy:

    Finishing something is nearly always a herculean effort; bringing a job to completion requires resolve. People would be surprised to learn that most of the stuff out in the world is only a small percentage of what could have been accomplished.

  3. Tony Anderson:

    It will then be a Herculean task to implement within each bank the necessary requirements operationally.

  4. Phoenix Kalen:

    This will be a Herculean task.

  5. Tony Chammany:

    Addressing both these phenomenon, climate change and modern slavery, is a herculean task for us as city administrators.


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