OTHER WORDS FROM toilsometoil·some·ly, adverbtoil·some·ness, noun
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But the way was toilsome, the heat intense, and the water scarce—more so than it had been on the outward journey.Hunting the Lions|R.M. Ballantyne
The Esperanza got up to her consorts, and then the usual toilsome monotony of the fisherman's life began.The Chequers|James Runciman
This made the march long and toilsome, though we never had a chance to fire a shot.
With their assistance, Cæsar was enabled to advance, by slow and toilsome steps, into the bosom of the hills.The Spy|J. Fenimore Cooper
As a general rule, no effort is made to march troops through these hills, for it is at once toilsome, useless and dangerous.The Cradle of Mankind|W.A. Wigram