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toilsome

adjective

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2 requiring much time, effort, or careful attention
  • this is the most toilsome part of the construction, so we'll go slowly to make sure we're doing it right

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The first known use of toilsome was circa 1570

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“Toilsome.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/toilsome. Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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