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elbow grease

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  • nounhard work
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Synonyms for elbow grease

noun hard work
  • blood sweat and tears
  • effort
  • exertion
  • labor
  • muscle
  • oomph
  • physical effort
  • strain
  • strength
  • sweat
  • sweat of one's brow
  • toil
  • travail

More words related to elbow grease

drudgery

noun. hard, tedious work
  • backbreaker
  • chore
  • daily grind
  • elbow grease
  • grind
  • gruntwork
  • labor
  • menial labor
  • rat race
  • slavery
  • struggle
  • sweat
  • toil
  • travail
  • workout
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