One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he set himself an exacting training routine’
demanding, hard, tough, stringent, testing, challenging, difficult, onerous, arduous, laborious, tiring, taxing, gruelling, punishing, back-breaking, burdensome, Herculean
2‘a highly efficient but exacting boss’
strict, stern, firm, demanding, rigorous, tough, hard, harsh, rigid, inflexible, uncompromising, unyielding, unbending, unsparing, imperious
hard to please
North American informal badass
NZ Australian informal solid
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