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synonyms for pains

  • carefulness
  • conscientiousness
  • diligence
  • effort
  • fastidiousness
  • meticulousness
  • scrupulousness
  • alertness
  • caution
  • circumspection
  • concentration
  • concern
  • consideration
  • direction
  • discretion
  • discrimination
  • enthusiasm
  • exactness
  • exertion
  • forethought
  • heed
  • interest
  • judiciousness
  • mindfulness
  • nicety
  • particularity
  • precaution
  • prudence
  • regard
  • solicitude
  • thought
  • trouble
  • vigilance
  • wariness
  • watchfulness
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antonyms for pains

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  • apathy
  • carelessness
  • disinterest
  • disregard
  • disrespect
  • heedlessness
  • indifference
  • indiscretion
  • laziness
  • neglect
  • negligence
  • thoughtlessness
  • inattention
  • omission
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How to use pains in a sentence

Naturally he did not take such pains to dodge Grandfather Mole—after the talk they had had.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Insult and outrage seemed to have given that bodily vigour to Ripperda, which medicine and surgery had taken no pains to restore.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
For wise Men, without your taking such Pains to tell them, knew what they were before.
A LETTER FROM MR. CIBBER TO MR. POPECOLLEY CIBBER
He was physically strong and able to endure fatigue, and he had great capacity for taking pains.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
It always pains me to acknowledge that any man, even an adversary, has acted dishonourably.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
She had taken great pains with the table, trying to imitate Mrs. Perkins's, and the imitation was rather satisfactory to herself.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
Mademoiselle affected for her gaoler a most unconquerable aversion, and this she took pains to proclaim.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
He took infinite pains with everything and his enthusiasm knew no bounds.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
The greatest pains are taken in securing the crop and harvesting and handling the plants without injuring the leaves.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
The tobacco fields are faithfully tended, and the utmost pains taken to secure large, well-formed leaves.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
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