Definition of uphill:
murderous, up, testing, taxing, killer, exacting, be an effort, heavy, grueling, under, pick-and-shovel, moiling, effortful, bouncy, acclivitous, ascending, rigorous, punishing, Augean, sweaty, backbreaking, easy, downward, serious, skyward, down, tall, hellacious, rising, hard, emerging, herculean, upward, stiff, challenging.
difficult (part of speech: adjective)
- weary (part of speech: adjective)
- "The Great Hunger", Johan Bojer.
- "There was a King in Egypt", Norma Lorimer.
- "Over Prairie Trails", Frederick Philip Grove.