Examples of grueling in a Sentence
running a marathon is grueling
cutting diamonds can be grueling work
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The Race to Alaska is one of the more unusual, more punishing events in American sport -- a grueling 750-mile boat race from Port Townsend to Ketchikan, Alaska with just one rule: No motors.
But for the Hakimis, who have gone through their entire asylum case in Karnes and await a final decision, their incarceration remains a grueling mystery.
In the grueling semifinal round, each competitor will perform a 60-minute recital and a Mozart concerto with the Fort Worth symphony conducted by Nicholas McGegan.
Less than 24 hours after Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools wrapped up its grueling two-year student assignment review, the Guilford County school board approved a new chief operating officer.
Kevin Harvick will start alongside Kyle Busch on Sunday for NASCAR's longest race, a grueling 400-lap run on a 1 1/2 -mile oval.
The G7 summit marked the last stop of Trump’s first overseas trip, a grueling, nine-day tour that included high level discussions in the Middle East and NATO, as well as a meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican.
Her backpack will be filled with food and equipment to survive for nearly three weeks under the most extreme, grueling conditions.
While Apple will likely increase the number of songs available for ringtone creation, the relatively small number now available reflects an often slow and grueling process of rights management and licensing.
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Origin and Etymology of grueling
from present participle of obsolete gruel to exhaust, punish, from gruel, noun
First Known Use: 1852
GRUELING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of grueling for English Language Learners
: very difficult : requiring great effort
GRUELING Defined for Kids
Definition of grueling for Students
: calling for great effort a grueling job
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