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In making a plot pivot and then meticulously explaining itself, Old is peak Shyamalan — a little sentimental, a little surprising, a little labored.
M. NIGHT SHYAMALAN RETURNS WITH OLD, A FLOPPY BUT HAUNTING THRILLER ABOUT AGINGALISSA WILKINSONJULY 23, 2021VOX
Through the beautiful, windy autumn days, he labored at his difficult task, the task of telling a story.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Have we, then, labored at the most glorious of revolutions for so many years, to see it overthrown in a single day?
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
For some three years back I have labored under a disease of the throat—a bronchial affection—a severe affliction it was.
PORTRAIT AND BIOGRAPHY OF PARSON BROWNLOW, THE TENNESSEE PATRIOTWILLIAM GANNAWAY BROWNLOW
They were not pretenders and quacks; they were sceptics who denied subjective truths, and labored for outward advantage.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
Robert was chairman, and had labored hard to prepare a few remarks with which to open the meeting.
THE UNDERWORLDJAMES C. WELSH
Her overtures of familiarity and service was unskilfully made; her very timidity construed into labored condescension.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
Monday noon, the faithful old Gillis car labored up the hill and came to a stop.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
From dawn until dusk he labored, sometimes with Ba'tiste singing lustily beside him, sometimes alone.
THE WHITE DESERTCOURTNEY RYLEY COOPER
The eyelids moved slightly; it was the only evidence of life, save the labored, irregular breathing.
THE WHITE DESERTCOURTNEY RYLEY COOPER
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WORDS RELATED TO LABORED

  • affected
  • angular
  • aureate
  • bombastic
  • constrained
  • decorous
  • egotistic
  • euphuistic
  • flowery
  • forced
  • formal
  • genteel
  • grandiloquent
  • high-flown
  • high-sounding
  • inflated
  • labored
  • magniloquent
  • mincing
  • overblown
  • pedantic
  • pompous
  • prim
  • rhetorical
  • sonorous
  • stiff
  • unnatural
  • wooden
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