Synonyms for moil
- bear down
- exert oneself
- plug away
- pour it on
- work oneself to the bone
Antonyms for moil
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MOIL
And why should men toil and moil when they had been the masters of the world?
I'll juist tak' a leuk at the grave, moil, gin ye'll hae an ee on the dog.
Toil and moil every day from your first breath to your last, and what good does it bring you?
Why, then, toil and moil for mere vanities that we must leave behind us?
There were people who were rich; people who did not have to toil and moil—people who lived in plenty.
Ah, I do not wonder you love this morning hour, when beauty reigns supreme, before the toil and moil of the world has begun.
If Eugene is not a success amid the toil and moil of business, he shines out pre-eminently on such occasions as these.
Blame them not, if for a time their limbs forget their toil and moil and their hearts their pangs and sorrows.
He had forgotten the calm and tranquil region that stretched beyond the moil and anguish of the strife for gain.
But moil not too much under ground; for the hope of mines is very uncertain, and useth to make the planters lazy, in other things.
"to labour in the mire" [Johnson], c.1400, from Old French moillier "to wet, moisten" (12c., Modern French mouiller), from Vulgar Latin *molliare, from Latin mollis "soft," from PIE *mel- "soft" (see mild). Related: Moiled; moiling.