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::: doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
::: sherbet - flavored dessert ice
::: susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
::: mural - wall painting
::: scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
::: unassailable - not open to attack; impregnable; not subject to question
::: captious - faultfinding; too critical
::: ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
::: astronomical - enormously large or extensive
::: impregnate - make pregnant; fill thoroughly; saturate