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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Slang Serious or difficult activities or work: "Attention is shifting to the fall Presidential race, and with only seven months left in office, Reagan won't be doing any heavy lifting” ( Business Week).

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  • n. The most demanding part of an endeavour; work requiring the most effort, resources, or consideration.

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  • n. difficult work

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