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strenuous
used in Of Human Bondage

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Definition
energetic; or physically or mentally difficult or requiring endurance
  • She spoke with a passionate strenuousness which was rather striking.
    41-42 — Chapters 41-42 (10% in)
  • He wrote impressing upon Upjohn his great need and urging him to make more strenuous efforts.
    83-84 — Chapters 83-84 (9% in)
  • He showed himself strenuous to see all that was noteworthy, and he described with a fine enthusiasm the castles of the Rhine.
    111-112 — Chapters 111-112 (61% in)
  • But Philip was impatient with himself; he called to mind his idea of the pattern of life: the unhappiness he had suffered was no more than part of a decoration which was elaborate and beautiful; he told himself strenuously that he must accept with gaiety everything, dreariness and excitement, pleasure and pain, because it added to the richness of the design.
    111-112 — Chapters 111-112 (97% in)

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