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Synonyms for grueling

characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion

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She was the first woman to tackle the notoriously grueling Tecate-SCORE Baja 1000 as a solo woman driver in a Protruck.
It was so important for me to get it right: to represent just how difficult, grueling and painful running at this level is,'' Chressanthis said.
The 2002 wildfire season, one of the longest and most grueling in U.
In October Kennedy sent out a mailing asserting that Moore had been badgered by attorneys with AU and the ACLU during "a grueling two-day deposition.
Starting in Hickory, North Carolina, and ending in Charlotte, the participants--including some astonishing people who themselves have MS--walked, bonded, camped out together, held a candlelight ceremony, and met the challenge of a grueling but gratifying 72-hour event.
Some assume that vegetarians cannot be serious athletes and compete in grueling sports such as ultrarunning.
McDowell writes that receiving certification is often a grueling, complex process that involves submitting numerous documents.
Hunting for fossils (preserved remnants of animals or plants) demands grueling hours digging up dirt.
One of the most uplifting and inspiring moments in sports history was the vision of Lance Armstrong winning what is probably the most grueling of all athletic events, the Tour de France.
Eight days of grueling and tedious testimony was presented, homosexuality was scrutinized, and the 1992 campaign relived.
It's been fifty years since Corvette's legendary engineer Zora Arkus-Duntov prodded Chevrolet to make the once-stylish roadster into a tough sports car -- one that could beat famous European brands in grueling endurance races like Sebring and Le Mans.
At the end of a grueling day of competition at The Paseo Club, Zapala was the only singles player left standing - literally - in the Foothill League boys' tennis tournament.
In Beauty May She Walk: Hiking The Appalachian Trail At 60 is the personal story of sixty-year-old Leslie Mass and her grueling 2,000-mile journey along the Appalachian Trail.
Evans acknowledges that the schedule he maintained at RDT, and then with his Seattle based company beginning in 1976, was grueling and took a toll on the dancers.