HERCULEAN in a Sentence

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Example sentences for HERCULEAN, such as:

1. A herculean struggle had begun.
2. No one denied that is a herculean task.

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 Meanings and Examples of HERCULEAN
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 a.  displaying superhuman strength or power; of extreme difficulty
Classic Sentence:
1  The gratings are every day carefully examined by jailers, whose herculean proportions and cold pitiless expression prove them to have been chosen to reign over their subjects for their superior activity and intelligence.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 107. The Lions' Den.
2  A herculean struggle had begun.
Les Misérables 3 By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XX—THE TRAP
Example Sentence:
1  No one denied that is a herculean task.
2  Experts expect a similar performance for the economy this year despite the government and the Bank of Japan's herculean efforts to end two decades of malaise.