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onerous

oh nuh ruhs

  • s  not easily borne; wearing; I only had to greet the guests"
    my duties weren't onerous

  • It was an onerous responsibility with a high risk of failure but the team took it up without much demur.
  • When he accepted that onerous appointment in the midst of a painful war and two years before the end of the President's term in office he simply stated that he felt it was .
  • But they do pay onerous hurricane insurance premiums (a shock being felt in other coastal states as well) that in many cases exceed what a state income tax would levy.
News & Articles

  • The Cyprus Bail-In Blows Up: President Urges Complete Bailout Overhaul (Full Letter)
    Cyprus' President Nicos Anastasiades has realized ( as we warned ), too late it seems for the thousands of domestic and foreign depositors who were sacrificed at the alter of monetary union , that the TROIKA's terms are "too onerous." Anastasiades has asked EU lenders to unwind the complex restructuring and partial merger of its two largest banks leaving EU officials "puzzled", according to a ...
    June 18, 2013 - Zero Hedge
  • Kansas should drop onerous ‘proof of citizenship’ law
    The right to vote is constitutionally protected for all Americans. The Supreme Court has now said states cannot dilute that right with onerous restrictions. The Kansas Legislature should do the right thing and rescind its unfair law which will inevitably disenfranchise U.S. citizens.
    June 17, 2013 - The Kansas City Star
Quotes

  • Ben Cousins in International Herald Tribune
    I am pleased that the AFL Commission yesterday decided to allow me to enter the AFL draft,Cousins said. "The conditions imposed on me are very onerous. I am looking forward to being drafted and playing football again, which is my love. I...
  • Alan Gilbert in FOXNews
    I feel optimistic,Gilbert told a small group of journalists last month. "The thing that has made it possible for me not to dwell on the onerous challenge is the fact that ...... I've been asked to be myself. ...... I'm idealistic. I do...
  • David Lee Camp in The Associated Press
    Republican Rep. Dave Camp of Michigan called the requirement "one of the most onerous provisions of the new health care law."

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