|ADJ || laborious | more laborious | most laborious |
ADJ positive | comparative | superlative
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- "Time Out London" calls the film a "didactic, laborious piece".
- Soon afterwards, Avicenna dies, and Isfahan is conquered by a rival king. Rob, his wife and children flee the rape and pillage and make their laborious way back to England.
- In a 1977 response to analytic philosopher John Searle, Jacques Derrida mentioned the distinction as "rather laborious and problematical".
- Signac experimented with various media. As well as oil paintings and watercolors he made etchings, lithographs, and many pen-and-ink sketches composed of small, laborious dots.
- For more details on the history of this land and these laborious people, nothing better than to refer our readers to the Monograph elaborated by Dr. Joaquim Castelinho.
- Mann was a laborious student and a versatile writer. He is said to have refused the Bishopric of Antwerp offered him by Emperor Joseph II, rather than abandon his favourite studies.
- Henry introduced other innovations as well. He bought the first typewriters to be used in Scotland Yard outside the Registry, replacing the laborious hand copying of the clerks.
- The laborious and mostly 19th-century pâte-sur-pâte technique often uses biscuit for at least one of the colours.
- As the producers became more ambitious, the program expanded to public access cable stations in other cities through the laborious process of sending individual tapes through the mail.
- Linen is laborious to manufacture.
- Before such machines were developed, threshing was done by hand with flails: such hand threshing was very laborious and time-consuming, taking about one-quarter of agricultural labour by the 18th century.
- Forde's father, Pat Forde, detailed her "long, laborious path to the Olympics" for "Sports Illustrated", where he is a writer.
- Winston Churchill called the project "an immense, laborious task, unlikely to be finished until the need for it has passed".
- In 1873 he published the "Annals and Family Records of Winchester" (octavo, pp. 632), a laborious work.
- After being brought indoors, everyone pledges to stand close to Allane. This may be an allusion to the laborious work of malting and brewing.
- Factorial experimental design software drastically simplifies previously laborious hand calculations needed before the use of computers.
- However, such stock-taking tasks are often laborious and often lead to significant warehouse operational downtime, ranging from days to weeks.
- Ruling chiefs had no further to climb and did not have to undergo the initiation and laborious ascent.
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