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Related to arduously: pursuing, perpetually


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"


بِصورَة شاقَّه، بِإرهاق
meî erfiîismunum


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


[ˈɑːdjʊəslɪ] adva fatica, con difficoltà


(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.
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I am also informed of your intimate acquaintance with and sympathy for the recent struggles through which my countrymen have so arduously passed.
Soon after which they all are arduously preparing for this event.
Ongoing now are continued statements from the EU's top diplomat over commitment to the arduously negotiated Iran nuclear agreement.
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