Sentence Examples


  • Strenuous fighting thereupon ceased.
  • Her lean body handled the strenuous task easily.
  • He was a strenuous advocate of reform, especially in the teaching of sciences, and supported the claims of modern languages to a place in the curriculum.
  • Frequently half his nights were spent in reading, after the labour of his most strenuous days.
  • Despite strenuous opposition by the monastic orders, he obtained in 1528 a licence from the authorities to preach anywhere within the canton of Bern.