strenuousness


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IGI's strenuousness became the issue, an example of the lengths to which the tobacco companies were willing to go to thwart Wigand's allegations.
Conrad's New Stories") from The Daily Chronicle: "There appears in all of them, perhaps, some decrease in strenuousness, a more airy touch, or at least a feeling of relaxation, in keeping with the lesser magnitude of the author's task, but there is no decline in artistry" (3) and Edward Thomas's review from The Bookman: "With all their speed, therefore with all their ease and spirit, they produce a richness of effect which compels you to read them again in order to understand it" (39).
Much of the time, students in class are listening passively or practicing procedures that neither have the desired cognitive elements nor require the level of strenuousness that are important for learning.
Babbitt conceded that Eliot was "one of the most strenuous of men," not only through his role of President of Harvard but also through his leadership within the entire American educational system but judged that he clearly underestimated the level of intellectual strenuousness in human nature, and especially within undergraduates.
The 3:45am wake-up felt gratuitous: strenuous for strenuousness's sake.
The European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) immediately denounced the Commission's communication, saying it ignores the strenuousness of certain professions and the consequences of the financial crisis on private pension funds.
Lin's birds rush upon some embassy of desperate purpose, attempting to negotiate the moment of crisis; Lin's women have abandoned--or represent the abandonment--of whatever urgent, futile hope this strenuousness implies.
The strenuousness of Sacks' argument and his propensity to create a straw man for his argument give this work the feel of a dissertation rather than a mature work.
One previews here Peguy's excitement over the strenuousness of soldiering, the bivouac, the grotesquely stoic "To die in a ditch is nothing; truly, I felt that it is nothing." But when Peguy's excitement reappears in the final quatrains of Hill's Peguy, the excitement is enclosed in quotation marks, endnotes, and amendment.
Other activities were assigned met values according to their strenuousness. Met-hours represent the aggregate amount of time per week that a subject spent in metabolically significant activity.
(2004) suggest that the increase in the number of restaurants per capita explains roughly two thirds of the increase in obesity; alternatively, Lakdawalla and Philipson (2002) suggest that the declining strenuousness of work explains about that amount (about 60%) of the increase in obesity.