Sentences Containing 'onerous'
The duke embraced Sancho and told him he was heartily sorry he had given up the government so soon, but that he would see that he was provided with some other post on his estate less onerous and more profitable.
More Vocab Words::: expurgate - clean; remove offensive parts of a book
::: application - diligent attention; diligence; V. apply oneself
::: sarcasm - cutting ironic remark; scornful remarks; stinging rebuke; ADJ. sarcastic
::: spawn - lay eggs (in large numbers); produce offspring (in large numbers); N: eggs of aquatic animals
::: obstinate - stubborn; hard to control or treat; Ex. obstinate cough; N. obstinacy
::: thwart - block or hinder; baffle; frustrate
::: tablet - small round piece of medicine; flat piece of stone or metal bearing an inscription; Ex. stone tablet on the wall
::: aphasia - loss of speech due to injury or illness
::: elixir - cure-all; panacea; something invigorating
::: culpable - deserving blame; blameworthy