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synonyms for arduous

  • backbreaking
  • burdensome
  • exhausting
  • formidable
  • grueling
  • laborious
  • onerous
  • painful
  • rigorous
  • strenuous
  • tiring
  • tough
  • troublesome
  • trying
  • uphill
  • fatiguing
  • harsh
  • heavy
  • labored
  • murder
  • no picnic
  • punishing
  • rough
  • severe
  • taxing
  • toilsome
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antonyms for arduous

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  • easy
  • effortless
  • facile
  • helpful
  • mild
  • nice
  • pleasant
  • trivial
  • weak
  • motivating
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How to use arduous in a sentence

A harsh lockdown, one of the strictest in the world, created a humanitarian crisis of its own, pushing millions of migrant workers to take arduous journeys back home on foot.
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When changes concern the matter of how we mark off our identities, though, any alteration would be extremely arduous and require more than education.
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Smith played in his first game since his devastating injury, completing an arduous comeback and withstanding a brutal sack from Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald.
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First, we didn’t try to stand up an entirely new educational program on our own, which almost certainly would be a long, arduous process that may not meet the differing needs of academic institutions around the world.
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After seventeen surgeries, a life-threatening infection, a lost season and months of arduous rehab, Smith returned to the field in October.
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Indeed, 'we have laid upon him various arduous tasks touching the state of the country, and especially its tranquillity.'
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But Samuel Adams, who thought "nothing should be despaired of," took upon himself the performance of this arduous task.
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Sir Edward Bruce, after an arduous struggle, had taken a firm grip of Galloway by the end of 1308.
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Nature seems still to wish to keep the young and blushing girl apart from that connection which entails grave and arduous duties.
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Though Weston was more or less accustomed to the work, he found the first few hours sufficiently arduous.
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WORDS RELATED TO ARDUOUS

  • arduous
  • bold
  • challenging
  • demanding
  • difficult
  • elaborate
  • energetic
  • exacting
  • formidable
  • grandiose
  • hard
  • impressive
  • industrious
  • lofty
  • pretentious
  • severe
  • strenuous
  • visionary
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