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arduous
used in To the Lighthouse

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difficult  — especially requiring great effort over an extended period of time
  • Flopped on chairs, they contemplated now the magnificent conquest over taps and bath; now the more arduous, more partial triumph over long rows of books, black as ravens once, now white-stained, breeding pale mushrooms and secreting furtive spiders.
    2 — Time Passes (82% in)

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