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Unpleasant, uncomfortable, or hostile to survival:
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  1. Unpleasant, uncomfortable, or hostile to survival:
  2. Unpleasantly coarse and rough to the touch:
  3. Severe, cruel, or exacting:
Strict or severe in discipline; ascetic:
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  1. Strict or severe in discipline; ascetic:
  2. Having no adornment or ornamentation; bare:
  3. Having a severe or stern look, manner, etc.; forbidding
Unwilling to grant concessions or negotiate; inflexible:
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  1. Unwilling to grant concessions or negotiate; inflexible:
  2. Inflexible and unwilling to negotiate or make concessions
  3. Not compromising or yielding; firm; inflexible; determined
Distinct and correct in sound or meaning:
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  1. Distinct and correct in sound or meaning:
  2. Exact, accurate.
  3. Exact, as in performance, execution, or amount; accurate or correct:
Showing or acting with extreme care and concern for details.
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  1. Showing or acting with extreme care and concern for details.
  2. Extremely or excessively careful about details; scrupulous or finicky
  3. (Archaic) Excessively careful and precise.
Relating to, characteristic of, or resulting from dogma.
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  1. Relating to, characteristic of, or resulting from dogma.
  2. Asserting or insisting upon ideas or principles, especially when unproven or unexamined, in an imperious or arrogant manner:
  3. Characterized by such assertion, often with an unconsidered rejection of criticism:
Characterized by accurate measurements or inferences with small margins of error; not approximate:
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  1. Characterized by accurate measurements or inferences with small margins of error; not approximate:
  2. Strictly and completely in accord with fact; not deviating from truth or reality:
  3. Characterized by strict adherence to standards or rules:
Rigorous in the imposition of discipline:
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  1. Rigorous in the imposition of discipline:
  2. Carefully maintained or observed:
  3. Not loose or vague; exact or precise:
Unwilling to grant concessions or negotiate; inflexible:
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  1. Unwilling to grant concessions or negotiate; inflexible:
  2. Inflexible and unwilling to negotiate or make concessions
  3. Not compromising or yielding; firm; inflexible; determined
Using much energy; strenuous
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  1. Using much energy; strenuous
  2. Hard to traverse, climb, or surmount.
  3. Difficult to do; laborious; onerous
Requiring great physical exertion
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  1. Requiring great physical exertion
  2. (Figuratively) Of work, very physically tiring.
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  1. Of or like a burden; arduous or demanding
  2. Weighing much or hard to carry; heavy.
  3. Hard to bear; heavy; oppressive
Requiring others to work hard or meet high expectations:
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  1. Requiring others to work hard or meet high expectations:
  2. Requiring much effort or attention:
  3. Making difficult or irksome demands on a person's resources, patience, energy, etc.
Not easy to endure; full of hardship or trouble; trying:
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  1. Not easy to endure; full of hardship or trouble; trying:
  2. Hard to satisfy, persuade, please, etc.
  3. Not easy to comprehend, solve, or explain:
Requiring or showing effort.
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Requiring precise accuracy
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  1. Requiring precise accuracy
  2. Demanding great care, patience, effort, etc.; arduous
  3. Making excessive demands; hard to satisfy.
Calling for immediate action or attention; urgent; critical
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  1. Calling for immediate action or attention; urgent; critical
  2. Having or making urgent demands; demanding:
  3. Requiring immediate action; pressing:
Inspiring awe, admiration, or wonder:
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  1. Inspiring awe, admiration, or wonder:
  2. Difficult to undertake, surmount, or defeat:
  3. Hard to handle or overcome
Harsh or severe in effect or intention:
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  1. Harsh or severe in effect or intention:
  2. Difficult to endure; causing hardship or suffering:
  3. Marked by stubborn refusal to compromise or yield; uncompromising:
Hard to endure; oppressive; burdensome; distressing
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  1. Hard to endure; oppressive; burdensome; distressing
  2. Hard to do or accomplish; arduous:
  3. Hard to digest
Marked by or requiring long, hard work:
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  1. Marked by or requiring long, hard work:
  2. Involving or calling for much hard work; difficult
  3. Mentally difficult; painstaking
Burdensome; laborious
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  1. Burdensome; laborious
  2. Troublesome or oppressive; burdensome.
  3. (Law) Involving a legal obligation that equals or exceeds the benefits
Hard to put up with; causing great discomfort or fatigue
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  1. Hard to put up with; causing great discomfort or fatigue
  2. Burdensome or difficult to bear.
  3. Difficult to cope with; causing hardship or depressed spirits:
Regarded as being risky, dangerous, offensive, etc., often as a result of lacking in conventional social controls
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  1. Regarded as being risky, dangerous, offensive, etc., often as a result of lacking in conventional social controls
  2. Difficult to endure or live through, especially because of harsh or inclement weather:
  3. Difficult to travel over or through:
Causing great discomfort, damage, or distress:
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  1. Causing great discomfort, damage, or distress:
  2. Unsparing, harsh, or strict, as in treatment of others:
  3. Extremely difficult to perform or endure; trying:
Burdensome; wearing:
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  1. Burdensome; wearing:
  2. With respect to an experience: exhausting; draining.
Difficult to endure; severe; harsh:
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  1. Difficult to endure; severe; harsh:
  2. Hard to cut or chew:
  3. Very difficult; toilsome
  1. Irritating, stressful or bothersome.
  2. That tries one's patience; annoying; exasperating; irksome
  3. Difficult to endure; arduous.
Of great consequence; serious or momentous:
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  1. Of great consequence; serious or momentous:
  2. Having much weight; very heavy; ponderous
  3. Adapted to turn the balance in the mind, or to convince; important; forcible; serious; momentous.
Having little or no space between elements or parts; tight and compact:
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  1. Having little or no space between elements or parts; tight and compact:
  2. Being near the surface; short:
  3. Faithful to the original:
Characterized by accurate measurements or inferences with small margins of error; not approximate:
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  1. Characterized by accurate measurements or inferences with small margins of error; not approximate:
  2. Characterized by strict adherence to standards or rules:
  3. Strictly and completely in accord with fact; not deviating from truth or reality:
Marked by or showing a strong sense of duty or responsibility; conscientious
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  1. Marked by or showing a strong sense of duty or responsibility; conscientious
  2. Engaging in sex only with one's spouse or only with one's partner in a sexual relationship.
  3. Having or full of faith.
Having a base runner at first, second, and third base:
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  1. Having a base runner at first, second, and third base:
  2. Complete in every particular:
  3. Possessing both parents in common:
Perfect; absolute; entire
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  1. Perfect; absolute; entire
  2. Not loose or vague; exact or precise:
  3. Requiring close observance or demanding in expectations:
Capable of providing a correct reading or measurement:
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  1. Capable of providing a correct reading or measurement:
  2. Careful and exact
  3. Conforming exactly to fact; errorless.
Conforming or adhering to an established standard; proper
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  1. Conforming or adhering to an established standard; proper
  2. Conforming to standards; proper:
  3. Conforming to fact or logic; true, accurate, right, or free from errors
(Not comparable) Free from errors; accurate, correct.
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Characterized by accurate measurements or inferences with small margins of error; not approximate:
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  1. Characterized by accurate measurements or inferences with small margins of error; not approximate:
  2. Being the very (one specified or understood)
  3. Strictly and completely in accord with fact; not deviating from truth or reality:
Strictly distinguished from others; very:
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  1. Strictly distinguished from others; very:
  2. (Sciences) Of experimental results, consistent, clustered close together, agreeing with each other. This does not mean that they cluster near the true, correct, or accurate value.
  3. Exact, accurate.
Of the side or bank of a river on the right of a person facing downstream
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  1. Of the side or bank of a river on the right of a person facing downstream
  2. Fitting, proper, or appropriate:
  3. Having a right angle:
Capable of providing a correct reading or measurement:
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  1. Capable of providing a correct reading or measurement:
  2. Careful and exact
  3. Conforming exactly to fact; errorless.
Conforming or adhering to an established standard; proper
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  1. Conforming or adhering to an established standard; proper
  2. Conforming to standards; proper:
  3. Conforming to fact or logic; true, accurate, right, or free from errors
Characterized by accurate measurements or inferences with small margins of error; not approximate:
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  1. Characterized by accurate measurements or inferences with small margins of error; not approximate:
  2. Being the very (one specified or understood)
  3. Strictly and completely in accord with fact; not deviating from truth or reality:
Adhering firmly and devotedly, as to a person, cause, or idea; loyal.
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  1. Adhering firmly and devotedly, as to a person, cause, or idea; loyal.
  2. Accurate; reliable; exact
  3. Dependable; reliable:
  1. Exact, accurate.
  2. Strictly distinguished from others; very:
  3. (Sciences) Of experimental results, consistent, clustered close together, agreeing with each other. This does not mean that they cluster near the true, correct, or accurate value.
Most favorable, desirable, or convenient:
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  1. Most favorable, desirable, or convenient:
  2. Of, relating to, directed toward, or located on the right side.
  3. In accordance with fact, reason, or truth; correct:
Exactly conforming to a rule, standard, or pattern:
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  1. Exactly conforming to a rule, standard, or pattern:
  2. Quick and exact in sensing and responding:
  3. Exact; accurate; right; correct
Habitually truthful; honest
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  1. Habitually truthful; honest
  2. Accurate; true:
  3. True; accurate
Truthful; veracious:
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  1. Truthful; veracious:
  2. Corresponding with reality or facts
  3. Coinciding with future events or apparently unknowable present realities:
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