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noun as in dwelling

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Abraham Lincoln took the ax, and began belaboring the wood, while the Deacon studied him with a critical eye.

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.

She read her Bible with vigor and astonishment, belaboring Nanna with difficult questions.

They are stripped to the waist; every man is armed with a whip, and is belaboring the man in front.

Then he turned on David, seized the stake from his hand, and began furiously belaboring the boy.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to belaboring, such as: brooding, laboring, and harping.

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