Examples of grueling in a Sentence
running a marathon is grueling
cutting diamonds can be grueling work
Recent Examples of grueling from the Web
Stay close enough to the leaders to score some points for the team in your first of three grueling races and save plenty of gas for the 400-meter dash and the 800, your specialty.
But his words feel like a warning for the viewer, too, as the quiet drama of Andrew Haigh’s new film promises to build into something more grueling.
Photo: Tom Stromme/Associated Press Big-rig life can be grueling and lonesome.
Obeid Allah Norzi, 18, joined a trainee program in September after a grueling odyssey that took him from his home in Afghanistan to Iran, Bulgaria, and finally Germany, where he was granted political asylum.
The Midwest Region was tougher than any region and the Big 12 Conference — which KU won for a 14th consecutive time — was more grueling than any league this season.
But now, at long last, an intrepid figure has actually been granted access to R.B.G. during workout hours, giving the people a closer look at her grueling sessions.
But because the process of dyeing her own hair seems too grueling, Kris has opted for a wig!
That love sustained the couple through a grueling time.
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Origin and Etymology of grueling
First Known Use: 1852See Words from the same year
arduous, Augean, backbreaking, challenging, demanding, difficult, effortful, exacting, formidable, hard, heavy, herculean, killer, laborious, moiling, murderous, rigorous, rough, rugged, severe, stiff, strenuous, sweaty, tall, testing, toilsome, tough, uphill;
abstract, abstruse, complex, complicated, elusive, hairy, insoluble, intricate, involved, knotty, opaque, problematic (also problematical), recondite, serious, spiny, stubborn, thorny, ticklish, tricky;
GRUELING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of grueling for English Language Learners
: very difficult : requiring great effort
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