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synonyms for belaboring

  • brooding
  • laboring
  • harping
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How to use belaboring in a sentence

Abraham Lincoln took the ax, and began belaboring the wood, while the Deacon studied him with a critical eye.
SI KLEGG, BOOK 2 (OF 6)JOHN MCELROY
The man seemed to be in a frenzy, and continued belaboring the reptile even after all saw it was as dead as dead could be.
THE PHANTOM OF THE RIVEREDWARD S. ELLIS
She read her Bible with vigor and astonishment, belaboring Nanna with difficult questions.
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
They are stripped to the waist; every man is armed with a whip, and is belaboring the man in front.
LONDONWALTER BESANT
Then he turned on David, seized the stake from his hand, and began furiously belaboring the boy.
BOB, SON OF BATTLEALFRED OLLIVANT
Two men were belaboring a third, who was vainly endeavoring to defend himself, his face covered with blood.
THE GREEN BOOKMR JKAI
The big foreman, whose scepter of authority was commonly a pick-handle for the belaboring of offenders, was not loved.
EMPIRE BUILDERSFRANCIS LYNDE
It was getting quite dark then, but she could still plainly see that a witch was upon its back, belaboring it with a broomstick.
DULCIBELHENRY PETERSON
The drivers were belaboring the patient oxen unmercifully, but not another inch could they make the animals pull the load.
JACK NORTH'S TREASURE HUNTROY ROCKWOOD
There should not be too fine a point, however, in belaboring differences with the other examples in this regard over standoff.
SHOCK AND AWEHARLAN K. ULLMAN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BELABORING

  • belaboring
  • brooding
  • harping
  • laboring
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.