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synonyms for belabor

  • rehash
  • overwork
  • pound
  • repeat
  • beat a dead horse
  • go on about
  • hammer home
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How to use belabor in a sentence

Indeed, author Steven Rowley offers the perfect mix of snorts and sobs here, snarky fun one minute and pathos the next but neither emotion is belabored or forced.
‘THE GUNCLE’ NEVER WANTED KIDS BUT NOW HAS TWOTERRI SCHLICHENMEYERJULY 13, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
You know where this is going, of course, and I won’t belabor it.
GENE WEINGARTEN: CONFESSIONS OF A COMPASSIONATE HIT MANGENE WEINGARTENFEBRUARY 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Admittedly belaboring the point, that chain — cases to hospitalizations to deaths — is not only intuitively obvious but also predictable.
THE PANDEMIC’S DEATH TOLL IS A TSUNAMI ANYONE COULD SEE COMING — IF THEY LOOKEDPHILIP BUMPDECEMBER 3, 2020WASHINGTON POST
He threw his right arm upward as if to escape a blow, but the old dame did not belabor him.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
An old woman, standing by our camp, continued to belabor a good-looking young man for hours with her tongue.
MISSIONARY TRAVELS AND RESEARCHES IN SOUTH AFRICADAVID LIVINGSTONE
The northerners strike the back of the rim with their sticks, while the Yukon people belabor the face of the drum.
THE DANCE FESTIVALS OF THE ALASKAN ESKIMOERNEST WILLIAM HAWKES
Presently, when the couch was a wreck and Bob had Frank over his knees and was preparing to belabor him, Jack interfered.
THE RADIO BOYS WITH THE REVENUE GUARDSGERALD BRECKENRIDGE
An old man stood up and began to belabor the frightened animal.
THE RAINY DAY RAILROAD WARHOLMAN DAY
Like lubberly monks, we belabor our own shoulders, and take a vast satisfaction in the music of our own groans.
KNICKERBOCKER'S HISTORY OF NEW YORK, COMPLETEWASHINGTON IRVING
She snatched a bamboo to belabor the girl, and in chasing her knocked over the pun of pots aforesaid.
ACROSS CHINA ON FOOTEDWIN DINGLE
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WORDS RELATED TO BELABOR

  • belabor
  • dwell upon
  • flog a dead horse
  • harp on
  • linger over
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