Examples of grueling in a Sentence
running a marathon is grueling
cutting diamonds can be grueling work
Recent Examples of grueling from the Web
After a grueling duel with Good Magic on the backstretch of the Preakness, Justify had enough speed to hold off several late challengers at the wire.
Game studios notoriously exploit employees’ creative passion by using it to justify long hours and stressful work environments, to the point where studios brag about putting developers through grueling crunch cycles.
Belmont is the most grueling of the Triple Crown races.
The second day includes the 100 hurdles, long jump, shot put, high jump and the grueling 1,500.
That year, Stirling Moss and Denis Jenkinson drove the Mercedes-Benz 300SLR race car across the grueling 992-mile Mille Miglia race in Italy, winning with a record that was never broken: 10 hours, 7 minutes, and 48 seconds.
For the IndyCar gang, Detroit was a grueling double-header with races on Saturday and Sunday, races that every team wanted to complete unscathed.
Not to mention that voters there went through a grueling gubernatorial race in 2016, shortly followed by an expensive special election for the at-large House seat.
Gorsuch was met in Washington with a grueling but pointless week of confirmation hearings.
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GRUELING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of grueling for English Language Learners
: very difficult : requiring great effort
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