One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘she was now faced with an arduous journey into a remote country’
onerous, taxing, difficult, hard, heavy, laborious, burdensome, strenuous, vigorous, back-breaking, stiff, uphill, relentless, Herculean
demanding, trying, tough, challenging, formidable, exacting
exhausting, wearying, fatiguing, tiring, punishing, gruelling, grinding
intolerable, unbearable, murderous, harrowing
informal killing, no picnic
British informal knackering
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