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not easy to do, deal with, or understand
using a lot of effort
needing a lot of time, ability, and energy
difficult to deal with or achieve, but interesting and enjoyable
extremely difficult and involving a lot of effort
difficult, and needing a lot of physical or mental effort
extremely difficult, tiring, or damaging
difficult to do, deal with, or understand, especially because of involving a lot of different processes or aspects
to be difficult, tiring, or boring to do
a small electronic device which is taken into shops and links individual customers to advertisements …
the Roman god of love, shown as a little boy with wings, holding a bow and arrow
the act or practice of telling the future using random items such as playing cards
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