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Meaning of PUNISHING

Pronunciation:  p'unishing

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  characterized by toilsome effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort; "worked their arduous way up the mining valley"; "a grueling campaign"; "hard labor"; "heavy work"; "heavy going"; "spent many laborious hours on the project"; "set a punishing pace"
  2. [adj]  resulting in punishment; "the king imposed a punishing tax"
 

PUNISHING is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: arduous, backbreaking, effortful, grueling, gruelling, hard, heavy, laborious, labourious, toilsome
 

 

 

 

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