MEANING : 1. arduous, burdensome or oppressive
2. legal obligations overshadowing advantages
USAGE EXAMPLE 1 : He found the onerous duties of being a Prime Minister too taxing and was secretly relieved when his party lost the parliamentary elections.
USAGE EXAMPLE 2 : We are talking about a standard verification package. This is not onerous; this is not unusual in terms of trying to verify activities that may have taken place.
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