Gruelling - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɡruːəlɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word gruelling
Brit.  |ˈɡrʊəlɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word gruelling

adjective

- characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort (syn: arduous, backbreaking, grueling, hard, heavy, laborious, operose, punishing, toilsome)

Examples

...running a marathon is grueling...

...cutting diamonds can be grueling work...

The cast took a break from their gruelling schedule.

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