Definition of 'arduous'
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But it is a slow and arduous process. The Sun (2012)The journey to a more balanced world economy will be long and arduous. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It has been a long and arduous journey. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The campaign has been long and arduous. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His skill at producing a sparkling lecture after a long and arduous journey was much admired. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They leave the arduous task of compiling reports on forthcoming opponents and potential signings to their scouting teams. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Free climbing is an extremely arduous process in which the climber uses only the natural features of the rock. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The process is arduous and unglamorous. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It's such an arduous trek. Times, Sunday Times (2013)As they continued on their arduous trek, one man led the way while two at the back swept over their footprints with pine branches. The Sun (2010)At 19, she dropped out of college and spent five months on the arduous trek. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Despite the awe and beauty of this world, it was equally a place of struggle, arduous and difficult to explore. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)
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Translations for 'arduous'
British English: arduous ADJECTIVE
Something that is arduous is difficult and tiring, and involves a lot of effort.
...a long, hot, and arduous journey.
Definition of arduous from the Collins English Dictionary
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