onerous

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  • The conditions under which such a grant must be held are too onerous. Cited from A Daughter of the Dons, by William MacLeod Raine
  • Onerous as these terms were, the agreement came not a moment too soon. Cited from The Pirates of Malabar, and An Englishwoman in India, by John Biddulph
  • If they wanted me to fill such an onerous post, they should have told all that before. Cited from Botchan (Master Darling), by Kin-nosuke Natsume
  • Shall there be a free port in one State and onerous duties in another? Cited from Messages and Papers of the Presidents: Andrew Jackson, by Richardson
  • The effort is not great enough to be onerous and does not require much time. Cited from Maintaining Health, by R. L. Alsaker
  • The author certainly would not ask him to carry an onerous weight. Cited from Thirty Years With The Indian Tribes, by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
  • Another thing she did, and which made traveling an onerous trial for her. Cited from Tarzan of the Apes, Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • But since then the conditions had become far more onerous. Cited from The Life of Nelson, Vol. I (of 2), by A. T. (Alfred Thayer) Mahan
  • Heavy and onerous as the responsibility might be, it had been placed in her hands. Cited from A College Girl, by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • Considering the health and safety of those who do this work should not be an onerous duty.
  • Such requirements tend to be more onerous for public companies than for private ones.
  • This eventually grew onerous and each user was given their own private directory.
  • A harmony established contrary to sense is often more onerous than a war. Cited from Les Miserables, by Victor Hugo
  • The bill passed, but not without serious opposition, and upon terms extremely onerous to Chicago. Cited from Recollections of Forty Years in the House, Senate and Cabinet, Sherman
  • First, a person may be too young to be bound by large or onerous contracts.
  • Evidently the finishing was then quite as important and onerous a matter as the building. Cited from Homes And How To Make Them, by Eugene Gardner
  • Seven voted to make those warnings more onerous, and five of them returned.
  • But already the field was becoming extended and the labor onerous. Cited from Thirty Years in the Itinerancy, by Wesson Gage Miller
  • Coming back to the royalty-owner, you will see his functions are not very onerous. Cited from Essays in Liberalism, by Various
  • He had volunteered that night for onerous service, and his offer had been accepted. Cited from The Golden Scorpion, by Sax Rohmer
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