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Adjective
Requiring considerable physical or mental effort
“Should that benefactor be reading this column, I should like to point out to them that writing a weekly column for the paper can be an arduous and demanding task at times.”
Adjective
Hard to please
“… will play before a demanding audience of music critics, who are not easily impressed.”
Adjective
Adjective
“In all my days, I have never met a woman was demanding and difficult as yourself.”
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.”
Verb
Present participle for to require as a necessity
“This sport will demand a high level of fitness and strength.”
Verb
Present participle for to ask authoritatively or brusquely
“My mother would demand that I do the dishes before I went to bed.”
Verb
Present participle for to make a condition of
“I must demand your complete discretion on this sensitive matter.”
Verb
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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