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menial labor

noun as in drudgery

noun as in slavery

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Example Sentences

Geraldine wanted to say that she did not consider menial labor of any kind an art, but she refrained from making the comment.

This is true not only of menial labor, but also in regard to labor involving more or less responsibility.

How she envied those in some foreign land who could stoop to the most menial labor, unseen and unremembered by their own.

Having once committed herself to this menial labor, she wished to see it through.

The Indian, as I have before remarked, is the abject slave of the Mexican; and upon him devolves every kind of menial labor.


On this page you'll find 203 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to menial labor, such as: chore, grind, labor, struggle, sweat, and toil.

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