Herculean

  • 21herculean — adjective needing great strength or determination: a herculean task …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 22herculean — her•cu•le•an [[t]ˌhɜr kyəˈli ən, hɜrˈkyu li [/t]] adj. 1) requiring extraordinary strength or exertion: a herculean task[/ex] 2) of enormous strength, courage, or size 3) myt (cap.) of or pertaining to Hercules • Etymology: 1590–1600 …

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  • 23herculean — /hɜkjəˈliən / (say herkyuh leeuhn), /hɜˈkjuliən / (say her kyoohleeuhn) adjective (sometimes upper case) 1. requiring the strength of a Hercules; very hard to perform: a herculean task. 2. prodigious in strength, courage, or size …

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  • 24Herculean — Synonyms and related words: Antaean, Atlantean, Briarean, Brobdingnagian, Cyclopean, Gargantuan, Homeric, abstruse, abysmal, arduous, astronomic, backbreaking, brutal, burdensome, colossal, complex, critical, crushing, delicate, demanding,… …

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  • 25herculeán — adj. m. (sil. le an), pl. herculeéni (sil. le eni); f. sg. herculeánã, pl. herculeéne …

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  • 26herculean — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. strong; arduous, strenuous. See strength, difficulty. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Laborious] Syn. strenuous, heavy, arduous; see difficult 1 . 2. [Gigantic] Syn. titanic, colossal, enormous; see… …

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  • 27Herculean — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. powerful, courageous, strong, mighty, formidable, tough, brawny, muscular, *built, gigantic, colossal, heroic, laborious, arduous, hard, rough, backbreaking, strenuous. ANT.: puny, weak, easy …

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  • 28herculean —   …

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  • 29Herculean — Her·cu·le·an || ‚hɜːkjÊŠ liːən adj. of or pertaining to Hercules …

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  • 30herculean — Her·cu·le·an || ‚hɜːkjÊŠ liːən adj. very strong or courageous; huge, immense; enormously difficult (about a task) …

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  • 31herculean — a. 1. Strong, mighty, powerful, puissant, vigorous, sturdy, athletic, brawny, muscular, sinewy, stalwart, able bodied. 2. Difficult, hard, perilous, dangerous, toilsome, troublesome, laborious. 3. Large, great, gigantic, strapping, huge, colossal …

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  • 32herculean — adj 1. arduous, laborious, operose, onerous, toilsome, strenuous, uphill; backbreaking, grueling, punishing, killing; difficult, hard, rough, tough; formidable, Sl. wicked, Sl. hairy. 2. mighty, powerful, all powerful, Literary. puissant; brawny …

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  • 33herculean — her·cu·le·an …

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  • 34herculean —   a. pertaining to Hercules and his labours; of or requiring enormous strength.    ♦ herculanean, herculanian, a …

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  • 35herculean — adj. having or requiring great strength or effort. Etymology: L Herculeus (as HERCULES) …

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  • 36Herculean Effort Productions — (often abbreviated to HEP) is an adventure game development duo in the USA, founded by brothers Ian and Greg Schlaepfer. Of the two, Ian Schlaepfer is primarily responsible for the graphics and storyline and Greg for music and AGS scripting.… …

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  • 37Herculean (chanson) — Herculean Chanson par The Good, the Bad and the Queen extrait de l’album The Good, the Bad and the Queen Pays Royaume Uni Sortie 30 octobre 2006 Durée 4:03 Genre rock alternatif …

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  • 38Herculean (song) — Infobox single Name = Herculean Artist = Damon Albarn, Tony Allen, Paul Simonon, and Simon Tong from Album = The Good, the Bad and the Queen (album) B side = Back in the Day , Mr. Whippy Released = 30 October 2006 Format = 7 , Digipak Maxi CD… …

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  • 39herculean or Herculean — her|cu|le|an or Her|cu|le|an [ ,hɜrkjə liən, hər kjuliən ] adjective needing a lot of strength and determination in order to be achieved: a herculean task a. a herculean person is very big and strong …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 40Herculean Tasks —    Hercules, a Greek mythological hero, was the son of Zeus and Alcmene, a mortal woman. Hera, Zeus s wife, was wrathful because of his infidelity and wanted to dispose of his bastard offspring. She tried to kill Hercules in his cradle, but was… …

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