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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Characterized by toilsome effort to the point of exhaustion.

Usage examples (36)
  • Adjective : the grueling Boston marathon
  • Like most top chefs, his lifestyle could already be described as gruelling, starting work at 7am and finishing at 11pm after dinner.
  • Multiple call-backs are rare and long "gruelling" auditions even rarer.
  • From what I know of Ellroy's life, I can imagine that "gruelling" understates the case. for more
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