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strenuous
used in War and Peace

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energetic; or physically or mentally difficult or requiring endurance
  • She brought into Princess Mary's strenuous, mournful, and gloomy world a quite different atmosphere, careless, lighthearted, and self-satisfied.
    Book One — 1805 (86% in)
  • From early morning strenuous activities and efforts had begun and by ten o'clock all had been brought into due order.
    Book Three — 1805 (47% in)
  • As this Apsheron battalion marched by, the red-faced Miloradovich, without his greatcoat, with his Orders on his breast and an enormous tuft of plumes in his cocked hat worn on one side with its corners front and back, galloped strenuously forward, and with a dashing salute reined in his horse before the Emperor.
    Book Three — 1805 (82% in)
  • She felt that a different world had now taken possession of her—the life of a world of strenuous and free activity, quite opposed to the spiritual world in which till now she had been confined and in which her greatest comfort had been prayer.
    Book Ten — 1812 (24% in)

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