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verb as in walk heavily

verb as in work slowly and under duress

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Example Sentences

The glory years ended, by most accounts, in 1975, but the magazine plodded on for a while.

For the last few years, Bernanke and the Fed have plodded along.

Our bus plodded along until all of a sudden the road before us was divided by a guard tower.

At precisely 11:00, NRA president David Keene plodded slowly to the podium, bespectacled, white haired, and avuncular.

And so Hollande—in reality every bit the political animal Sarkozy is—has plodded along under the radar.

The crest-fallen astronomer plodded on his weary way, another example of a fool and his money soon parted.

When I had gone away to see the world, he had plodded on patiently in the narrow valley to keep a home for me.

The three plodded on, taking a diligent constitutional walk, exchanging very few words, and those chiefly between the girls.

Behind the automobile plodded a forlorn mule dragging a wagon-load of empty boxes.

He set his teeth hard and plodded on until the pain compelled him to sit down for a brief rest.


On this page you'll find 39 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to plodded, such as: tramp, slog, lumber, trudge, plug, and tread.

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