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toilsome

adjective toil·some \ˈti(-ə)l-səm\

Definition of TOILSOME

:  marked by or full of toil or fatigue :  laborious <a toilsome task>
toil·some·ly adverb
toil·some·ness noun

Examples of TOILSOME

  1. <faced with the toilsome task of cleaning out her deceased father's homestead>
  2. <this is the most toilsome part of the construction, so we'll go slowly to make sure we're doing it right>

First Known Use of TOILSOME

1575

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