so onerous

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  • Never had his position as magistrate seemed so onerous to him, nor his duties as major-general quite so arduous. Cited from The Nest of the Sparrowhawk, by Baroness Orczy
  • Men also are employed as carriers, and this duty is so onerous that picked men only are detailed.
  • This Act was so onerous towards landlords that they were reluctant to let land.
  • The chairmanship is held for only one year as the responsibilities are so onerous.
  • A detailed soldier in each camp of a thousand people was the best that could be done and his duties were so onerous that he ended by doing nothing. Cited from A Century of Negro Migration, by Carter G. Woodson
  • This surveillance proved so onerous that they sought to gain their freedom by taking refuge with Cleopatra.
  • They had made rules such as those regarding the sale of party memberships so onerous as to give Martin an unsurmountable advantage.
  • We all pay heavy taxes to other people's eyes; but on none is the levy quite so onerous as on the patients of a model hospital! Cited from Half a Century, by Jane Grey Cannon Swisshelm
  • This we do not think that public opinion would permit of in India, even if Government should be willing to undertake so onerous a responsibility. Cited from Darkest India, by Commissioner Booth-Tucker
  • "You frighten me, Doctor; if you found her so onerous only for a voyage, what have I to look forward to?" Cited from Rujub, the Juggler, by G. A. Henty
  • Conditions became so onerous for Bosniak civilians that many of them decided to leave the area and move to municipalities where they would be in the majority.
  • But, fortunately, the duty which is given to me to-night is not so onerous as might be implied in the sentiment that has called me up. Cited from Modern Eloquence: Vol II, After-Dinner Speeches E-O, by Various
  • It was so far beyond anything that he had dreamed, and he was assailed by doubts of his capacity to undertake so onerous a charge. Cited from Captain Blood, by Rafael Sabatini
  • The system is considered so onerous outside Germany that the OECD even sent a special envoy to Germany to condemn current German practice.
  • In the first place the terms offered are so onerous to the borrower that it may safely be said that no respectable issuing house in London would look at them. Cited from International Finance, by Hartley Withers
  • Indeed the new regulations are so onerous as to be nearly impossible to implement without paying such a high cost for a cart as to be unfeasible.
  • The current salary burden is so onerous that it even consumes a large chunk of the state's share in Central taxes.
  • The British Parliament had laid restrictions so onerous on the trade of the United States with these Colonies, that it could be pursued to very little profit. Cited from Life and Public Services of John Quincy Adams, by William H. Seward
  • If the second class has the power of making the laws, it will certainly not be lavish of taxes, because nothing is so onerous as a large impost which is levied upon a small income. Cited from American Institutions, by Alexis de Tocqueville
  • Voice recognition managers should take care to ensure that the impositions on MT autonomy are not so onerous as to outweigh its benefits.
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