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physical work

noun as in common labor

noun as in manual labor

noun as in unskilled labor


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I don't think there is any kind of hard physical work I failed to try, in the course of my experiments.

The results remain standard after the lapse of a quarter of a century, and are regarded as models of precise physical work.

For many of these ill-balanced subjects variety is wanted as well in physical work as mental training.

Some of them carried kits of tools, and they walked with the air of fatigue that results from a day of hard physical work.

And I do yet—but always putting the two things together, mental work and physical work.

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On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to physical work, such as: manual labor, unskilled labor, and unskilled work.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.