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characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion

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Upcoming PC titles that incorporate PhysX technology include Cryostasis, Backbreaker, Aliens: Colonial Marines, with close to 20 more PC titles expected before the year-end holiday seasons.
And because it is a third again as heavy as "normal" rock such as granite, the skarn is a backbreaker to shovel and move in wheelbarrows
Despite its powerful performance, the slicer weighs just 15 pounds, so tucking it away between usages is not a backbreaker, and it takes up a relatively small amount of space (10" x 15") on the counter, leaving you working room to turn out your culinary delights.
Even given the effectiveness of the ground campaign, Halberstam considers the air assault the backbreaker.
The backbreaker came when the press began handicapping the PR race just before Thanksgiving, as if it were somehow important that one candidate's flacks were doing a better job than the other's.
At least my chair was more comfortable, more "broken in" after innumerable breakfasts, lunches, and dinners than the backbreaker of a bench I associated with Hebrew school; and besides, there was a certain logic in reading about the lavish feasts of epic literature in a place where one could at least get an egg cookie and a glass of milk.
Well known titles including Draw Something, Call of Duty, Cut the Rope, Lara Croft, Need for Speed, BackBreaker and many others use Marmalade as their cross-platform tool of choice.
Colin Crothers came to the rescue with a 5-0 run of his own in the next two minutes that ultimately was the backbreaker for Bartlett.
God helped me out, I'm really just happy and it was kind of a backbreaker for them.
That third goal was pretty important to carry the momentum into the second period and to score that one early in the second seemed to be the backbreaker,'' Belbin said.
However, NaturalMotion also has a mobile games company, which has created titles such as Backbreaker and My Horse.
I have a large yard with a lot of shrubs, and fertilizing them each year was a real backbreaker.
Neither long gain was a backbreaker - James' burst leading to zero points, Barner's run setting up a 33-yard field goal - but both were crucial in the momentum of the game.