belabor

[ bih-ley-ber ]SEE DEFINITION OF belabor

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BELABOR

But our newspaper critic will belabor that author soundly for us!

And picking up a pillow he started to belabor his chum with it.

When a minister is in power, they cheer him to the echo; when he is down, they belabor him.

When they want to belabor anybody they lay on at the agent, Henslowe.

Roger had already laid aside his gun, and picking up a long stick, he commenced to belabor some of the coiled snakes.

Ted had ridden up to the plunging beast, and began to belabor it with his quirt, to take the spirit out of it.

Roth strode up to him and began to belabor him with both fists, showering hard blows on neck and head.

Unable to see the joke, I twisted off one of the legs of the little table and, thus armed, began to belabor the pugnacious brute.

The appearance of a lady on the scene did not calm Thlnies wrath; she continued to belabor the lost child, exclaiming: Ah!

James got down from the box, and helped to belabor them; it was raining torrents all this time.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BELABOR

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verbbeat; throw hard
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