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See definition of strenuous on Dictionary.com
  • adj.difficult; requiring hard work
  • adj.energetic, zealous

synonyms for strenuous

  • arduous
  • demanding
  • exhausting
  • laborious
  • taxing
  • uphill
  • effortful
  • energy-consuming
  • hard
  • herculean
  • mean
  • operose
  • toilful
  • toilsome
  • tough
  • tough going
  • wicked
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antonyms for strenuous

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  • easy
  • facile
  • trivial
  • apathetic
  • effortless
  • enervated
  • lethargic
  • unenthusiastic
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How to use strenuous in a sentence

The National Weather Service has already put out an alert to advise people from doing strenuous activities in the hottest hours of the day and to stay extra hydrated.
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There’s excellent hiking around Lake Atitlán, too, including a strenuous four-mile jaunt to the summit of Volcán San Pedro, at 9,908 feet.
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This is a more strenuous hike that will test your limits, but you’ll get a good variety of solo hiking as well as some populated areas and campsites, if you’re in need of some emergency socialization.
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Electric mowers are much, much lighter than their gas-guzzling brothers, so a push mower may not be as strenuous to operate as you think.
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This one is 2 inches taller than most conventional toilets, making it easier and less strenuous to sit and do your business.
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If your dog is used to being indoors most of the time, it’s best to ease into more strenuous outdoor activities.
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Barring seriously strenuous exercise, the calories we burn by moving around are relatively few.
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The National Weather Service’s heat index indicates that even temperatures in the 80s come with the risk of illness if you’re exposed for hours at a time and humidity is high, or if you’re engaged in strenuous outdoor activity like athletics.
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In addition to offering many of the same options in regard to screen size, display and camera quality, refurbished phones go through a strenuous approval process to make sure that they are quality.
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On some of the strenuous, rain-slicked trails where we tested the Bronco, we found Ford’s claims to be true, as the Bronco easily clambered over large rocks and reliably put the power to the ground.
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WORDS RELATED TO STRENUOUS

  • almighty
  • backbreaking
  • colossal
  • courageous
  • forceful
  • gargantuan
  • gigantic
  • hard
  • heroic
  • huge
  • impressive
  • laborious
  • mighty
  • strenuous
  • tough
  • vigorous
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