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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LABORED

But on the first two and greatest articles of his creed, how Jasper labored!

On her thwarts two figures, dipping and rising, labored with the sweeps.

He and Tom labored like Trojans to take off the wheel, and put on the other.

These damned New Yorkers had no idea of the pressure under which he labored.

At the same time he labored assiduously in other directions.

He fidgeted, hesitated, and then hurried forth a labored apology.

He sought his fellows on the parish committee and labored with them.

So I labored out of the barn and trudged through the grass to the hedge.

And during the day they labored like Trojans at their work, as though to forget it.

This was the very thing we labored against, or one of them, at least.

WORD ORIGIN

also laboured, "learned," mid-15c., past participle adjective from labor (v.). Meaning "done with much labor" is from c.1600.

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