backbreaking


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Synonyms for backbreaking

Synonyms for backbreaking

characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion

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1) Alexandra Oberlander, "Cushy Work, Backbreaking Leisure: Late Soviet Work Ethics Reconsidered," Kritika 18, 3 (2017): 569-90.
Yes, washday was a drudge, backbreaking work, Now it's press a button, no one needs to shirk.
The 50 staff - all from the leading real estate company's Birmingham office - spent two days doing backbreaking work to help the Thrive charity with its ambitious plan to help turn part of Kings Heath Park into a gardening-based rehabilitation centre.
Of course, management of this situation is a backbreaking labor," Atambayev added.
We have one media personnel accompanying a delegation of nine legislators, which is backbreaking since it requires moving from one hall to another - which is a burden and results in a lack of proper coverage," she said.
au, England needs a big game from their ageing tweaker to claw back into the series but Australia is determined to hammer him out of the attack like they did in Brisbane, forcing the fast bowlers into more backbreaking toil on a flat drop-in pitch.
Given the horrible treatment, meager food, and backbreaking labor, it might as well be a death sentence.
If you were over six feet tall, like me, it was almost literally backbreaking.
We've done all the work so you don't need to and here - after backbreaking research - we reveal the very best things with which to fill your glass this winter.
Howard also caught a backbreaking 17-yard touchdown pass from change-of-pace quarterback Marquise Williams late in the third quarter.
This sawbuck setup saves a lot of time and backbreaking, unnecessary work.
Life on the farm can be tough--there are years when rain is scarce, and work is oftentimes backbreaking.
As an inventor, his primary focus was pioneering the automation of matchplate molding and mold handling processes to facilitate our industry's most backbreaking tasks.
He said that Israel was crushed by Hezbollah during the 33-day (2006 summer) war and added the Lebanese movement imposed a backbreaking defeat on Tel Aviv.
Deck demolition can be messy, backbreaking work, so the faster it gets done, the better.