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Synonyms for strenuous

Synonyms for strenuous

marked by vigorous physical exertion

Synonyms for strenuous

characterized by or performed with much energy or force

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taxing to the utmost

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Not lately,' I replied, in a careless tone, but sternly repelling her odious glances with my eyes; for I was vexed to feel the colour mounting to my forehead, despite my strenuous efforts to appear unmoved.
Not that the strenuous arm of Molly reached all these; for many of them in their flight overthrew each other.
Others of them, a numerous body of whose citizens are creditors to the public beyond proportion of the State in the total amount of the national debt, would be strenuous for some equitable and effective provision.
As I was continuing my examination I commenced to feel a pleasant drowsiness creeping over me which I attributed to the fatigue of my long and strenuous ride, and the reaction from the excitement of the fight and the pursuit.
Hastening back with his band to the Nez Perces village, he told all that he had seen and heard, and urged the most prompt and strenuous measures for defence.
He wrote impressing upon Upjohn his great need and urging him to make more strenuous efforts.
USA], Jul 1 (ANI): Turns out, your perception has a major influence on how tiring you find exercise as a recent study has found that people find sport less strenuous if they believe it's doing them good.
The minister commended the strenuous efforts exerted by financial institutions to spearhead Arab economic growth over the past years and decades, stressing growing development needs in the Arab countries.
The study, which tracked hours of jogging, frequency, and the individual's perception of pace, found that over the 12-year study strenuous joggers were as likely to die as sedentary non-joggers, while light joggers had the lowest rates of death.
A self-reported history of moderate to strenuous physical activity in the prior 3 years was associated with a roughly 20%-30% lower risk for stroke in an analysis of data on 133,479 women in the California Teachers Study who had been followed every 4-5 years since 1995 by questionnaire, Sophia S.
An unusual study that gauged participants' fitness levels by measuring oxygen use during strenuous exercise suggests that being in good physical condition may help preserve memory and cognition over time.
Without more strenuous exercise through fun, competitive PE lessons, an improved diet will only go so far.
Because of the strenuous nature of snow shoveling and the cold temperatures in which the seasonal activity takes place, doctors have long urged anyone with heart disease risk factors to be careful when clearing their driveways of snow.
INCREASED humidity levels and high temperatures over the next three days have led experts to urge people to steer clear from strenuous outdoor activities during the day.