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backbreaking

[bak-brey-king] /ˈbækˌbreɪ kɪŋ/
adjective
1.
demanding great effort, endurance, etc.; exhausting:
a backbreaking job.
Also, back-breaking.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90; back1 + break + -ing2
Related forms
backbreaker, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for back-breaking

backbreaking

/ˈbækˌbreɪkɪŋ/
adjective
1.
demanding great effort; exhausting
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