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gruelling

US grueling

/ (ˈɡruːəlɪŋ) /
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adjective

severe or tiringa gruelling interview

noun

informal a severe experience, esp punishment

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Word Origin for gruelling

C19: from now obsolete vb gruel to exhaust, punish

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