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Adjective
Requiring, or involving, great mental or physical effort
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“Writing a weekly column for the paper can be an arduous and demanding task at times.”
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(of a person) Making others work hard or meet high standards
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“It's tough working for a boss as demanding as you are.”
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Fussy in one's choices
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“Being a vegan, he is certainly very demanding about what he will or won't consume.”
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Boldly self-assured
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Making continual and persistent demands
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Thorough, to a great degree, with intensity
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Making strict requirements
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Difficult or impossible to manage, manipulate, or control
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Hard-working, diligent or regular (in attendance or work)
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In urgent need of immediate attention
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Making or characterized by a noisy outcry
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Asking
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Characteristic of a brat
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Requiring effort or endurance to a degree that strengthens or improves a person's character
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Harsh or severe
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Incapable of being satisfied or appeased
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Eager to obtain knowledge or things
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Past the level of being elementary
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Unpleasantly overpowering
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Not feeling or showing gratitude
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A constant and insistent demanding
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That which enforces, constraints, gives force, authority, or effect to
Verb
Present participle for to insist on having something
“I am going back to the shop to demand a refund on this piece of junk.”
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Present participle for to require as a necessity
“This sport will demand a high level of fitness and strength.”
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Present participle for to ask authoritatively or brusquely
“My mother would demand that I do the dishes before going to bed.”
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Present participle for to make a condition of
“I must demand your complete discretion on this sensitive matter.”
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Present participle for to ask a question, usually aggressively
“Agent Alonzo Mosely was getting impatient. "Where are they?" he would demand.”
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