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onerous

Law (of a contract, lease, etc.) having or involving burdens or obligations that counterbalance or outweigh the advantages
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Between them the two families got a great portion of her private savings out of her, and finally she fled to London followed by the anathemas of both, and determined to seek for servitude again as infinitely less onerous than liberty.
But where it departs from the Calvinistic Christianity and exhibits him as the defier of Jove, it represents a state of mind which readily appears wherever the doctrine of Theism is taught in a crude, objective form, and which seems the self-defence of man against this untruth, namely a discontent with the believed fact that a God exists, and a feeling that the obligation of reverence is onerous. It would steal if it could the fire of the Creator, and live apart from him and independent of him.
That all this might not be too onerous on the purses of his rustic patrons, who are apt to considered the costs of schooling a grievous burden, and schoolmasters as mere drones he had various ways of rendering himself both useful and agreeable.
The new conditions set by President Rodrigo Duterte for lifting the suspension on the small town lottery (STL) operations will be 'onerous' for the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO), thus it will prevent corruption in the state-run charity agency.
QUESTIONING deals signed with the private sector and calling them onerous because the government failed to honor the stipulated provisions of the contract might set a messy predicament for future investments.
In the same speech, Duterte also criticised Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon for warning him against cancelling government contracts deemed onerous. "I ordered the review of the contracts.
" "For example, he orders a review of contracts containing terms that are perceived to be onerous to the government and the people.
In a speech in Palawan, Duterte said he would never allow onerous contracts to push through in the first place.
The site, on the Rockfield Road, Monmouth, was given planning permission without a condition for an archaeological watching brief after Monmouthshire's advisers, Glamorgan-Gwent Archaeological Trust, said that such a condition would be "excessively onerous".
Manila: PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte vetoed a bill expanding the power of the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG), citing that granting additional benefits to the agency's employees may be "too onerous to the government." In his veto message addressed to the Senate and House of Representatives dated March 7, Duterte said while he supported the strengthening of the OSG, he also considered the "impact" of the bill "on the entire government bureaucracy." "I am apprehensive that the provisions thereof granting benefits beyond the current compensation framework for other government offices may prove to be too onerous to the government," the President said.
High street businesses pay onerous business rates while web firms largely bypass the system.