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::: grueling - exhausting; Ex. grueling marathon race
::: ruminate - chew over and over (mentally or, like cows, physically); mull over(ponder)
::: pragmatist - practical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things
::: untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
::: usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
::: rhapsodize - speak or write in an exaggeratedly enthusiastic manner; Ex. rhapsodize over the beauty of the scenery
::: laborious - demanding much work or care; tedious
::: indignity - treatment or situation that causes shame or loss of dignity, respect; offensive or insulting treatment; humiliating or degrading treatment; Ex. I suffered the indignity of having to say that in front of them.
::: noose - loop formed in a rope
::: plebeian - common; vulgar; pertaining to the common people; N: common people in ancient Rome; CF. patrician