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strenuous
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Jane Eyre
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  • Well might I dread, well might I dislike Mrs. Reed; for it was her nature to wound me cruelly; never was I happy in her presence; however carefully I obeyed, however strenuously I strove to please her, my efforts were still repulsed and repaid by such sentences as the above.

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  • The doctor recommended strenuous exercise three times a week.
  • Landscaping is strenuous work in the Texas summer.

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