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laborious
used in The Poisonwood Bible

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Definition
difficult (requiring hard work)
  • Subsequently Nelson began each day by standing with his face three inches from the framed mirror and laboriously combing his scant hair in our living room, while smiling so broadly we feared his molars would pop out.
    Book 2 — Revelation (56% in)
  • Sometimes I imagine leaving, going home to see Mother and Adah, at least, but the logistics of money and travel and a passport are too laborious even to imagine.
    Book 5 — Exodus (43% in)

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