arduously


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Related to arduously: pursuing, perpetually

ar·du·ous

 (är′jo͞o-əs)
adj.
1. Demanding great effort or labor; difficult: "the arduous work of preparing a Dictionary of the English Language" (Thomas Macaulay).
2. Testing severely the powers of endurance; strenuous: a long, arduous, and exhausting war.
3. Hard to traverse, climb, or surmount.

[From Latin arduus, high, steep.]

ar′du·ous·ly adv.
ar′du·ous·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.arduously - in an arduous mannerarduously - in an arduous manner; "they worked arduously"

arduously

adverb
Translations
بِصورَة شاقَّه، بِإرهاق
obtížněpracně
besværligt
fáradságosan
meî erfiîismunum

arduously

[ˈɑːdjʊəslɪ] ADV [work] → arduamente; [climb] → con dificultad, penosamente

arduously

[ˈɑːdjʊəslɪ] adva fatica, con difficoltà

arduous

(ˈaːdjuəs) , ((American) -dʒu-) adjective
difficult; needing hard work. an arduous task.
ˈarduously adverb
ˈarduousness noun
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They were singing discordantly, arduously, and with great effort, evidently not because they wished to sing, but because they wanted to show they were drunk and on a spree.
The small chirruping voice that uttered this request came from a little sunny-haired girl between three and four, who, seated on a high chair at the end of the ironing table, was arduously clutching the handle of a miniature iron with her tiny fat fist, and ironing rags with an assiduity that required her to put her little red tongue out as far as anatomy would allow.
From the beginning of time Nature has labored arduously toward the consummation of this purpose.
As he saw it, society would grow better only through the painfully slow and arduously painful processes of evolution.
"We arduously examined the records and the evidence presented but found nothing that would point to a specific act committed by Pres.
He pointed out that His Majesty the Sultan has worked arduously to establish the pillars of the state institutions and law, to uphold its spirit, consolidate the values of justice, equality, security and create an atmosphere of peace and tolerance in the nation.
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and you'll get an idea of how excruciatingly challenging and arduously ambitious this exercise is.
'She was so young, full of dreams and that incident wasted everything the poor family had so arduously built brick by brick,' said Wasim Qureshi of the MQM-P.
Arduously collected revenues face evaporation due to devaluations.
"But the dry rivers where the Turkana arduously dig holes to get water are now full of bulldozers, building roads for the oil wells, while people watch in dismay."