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used in The Phantom Tollbooth

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energetic; or physically or mentally difficult or requiring endurance
  • Over the Humbug's strenuous objections, Milo and Tuck decided to swim, and, protesting loudly, the bug was dragged along with them toward the sea.
    p. 170.1
  • "You see," continued another in a more conciliatory tone, "it's really quite strenuous doing nothing all day, so once a week we take a holiday and go nowhere, which was just where we were going when you came along.
    p. 27.8

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