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Difficult

Dif´fi`cult
a.1.Hard to do or to make; beset with difficulty; attended with labor, trouble, or pains; not easy; arduous.
2.Hard to manage or to please; not easily wrought upon; austere; stubborn; as, a difficult person.
v. t.1.To render difficult; to impede; to perplex.
Adj.1.difficult - not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure; "a difficult task"; "nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access"; "difficult times"; "a difficult child"; "found himself in a difficult situation"; "why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?"
Synonyms: hard
Antonyms:
easy - posing no difficulty; requiring little effort; "an easy job"; "an easy problem"; "an easy victory"; "the house is easy to heat"; "satisfied with easy answers"; "took the easy way out of his dilemma"
2.difficult - requiring much effort and trouble; "the mountain climb was long, steep, and difficult"
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