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synonyms for moil

  • back
  • cultivate
  • drive
  • drudge
  • endeavor
  • fag
  • grind
  • plod
  • slave
  • strain
  • strive
  • struggle
  • sweat
  • tend
  • toil
  • travail
  • tug
  • work
  • bear down
  • exert oneself
  • plug away
  • pour it on
  • work oneself to the bone
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antonyms for moil

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  • be lazy
  • destroy
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • idle
  • ignore
  • laze
  • neglect
  • rest
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How to use moil in a sentence

Others toil and moil all their lives long—and the very dogs are not pitiful in our days, as they were in the days of Lazarus.
NORTH AND SOUTHELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL
The auld moil was nane so weel furnished i' the heid, but bairnies and beasts were unco' fond o' 'im.
GREYFRIARS BOBBYELEANOR ATKINSON
Would he come clean through the moil, winning honor and his place among men?
THE PROMISEJAMES B. HENDRYX
He has no taste for the toil and moil of money-getting,—a refined, studious, thoughtful young man.
A LITTLE GIRL OF LONG AGOAMANDA MILLIE DOUGLAS
Ginet-moils, gennet-moil, a kind of apple ripe before others.
THE CLOSET OF SIR KENELM DIGBY KNIGHT OPENEDKENELM DIGBY
In the background of his consciousness still whirled the moil of his wonder and bewilderment.
THE CLAIM JUMPERSSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
Thank'ee, Miss; I'm better; but it's only a moil of trouble, one thing as well as t'other.
RALPH THE HEIRANTHONY TROLLOPE
Others may moil in law as constantly, but without his loving, successful study.
CHARLES SUMNER; HIS COMPLETE WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 20)CHARLES SUMNER
Why, then, toil and moil for mere vanities that we must leave behind us?
BONAPARTE IN EGYPT AND THE EGYPTIANS OF TO-DAYHAJI A. BROWNE
There were people who were rich; people who did not have to toil and moil—people who lived in plenty.
WANG THE NINTHPUTNAM WEALE
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WORDS RELATED TO MOIL

  • boil
  • burble
  • churn
  • eddy
  • effervesce
  • erupt
  • fester
  • fizz
  • gurgle
  • gush
  • issue
  • moil
  • murmur
  • percolate
  • ripple
  • seep
  • seethe
  • simmer
  • smolder
  • sparkle
  • spume
  • stir
  • swash
  • trickle
  • well
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