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See definition of plodded on Dictionary.com
  • verbwalk heavily
  • verbwork slowly and under duress

synonyms for plodded

  • lumber
  • slog
  • tramp
  • trudge
  • clump
  • drag
  • flounder
  • hike
  • plug
  • stamp
  • stomp
  • toil
  • trample
  • tread
  • wallow
  • schlepp
  • tromp

antonyms for plodded

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  • tiptoe
  • breeze
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How to use plodded in a sentence

The crest-fallen astronomer plodded on his weary way, another example of a fool and his money soon parted.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
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 SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
The three plodded on, taking a diligent constitutional walk, exchanging very few words, and those chiefly between the girls.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
Behind the automobile plodded a forlorn mule dragging a wagon-load of empty boxes.
THE SUNBRIDGE GIRLS AT SIX STAR RANCHELEANOR H. (ELEANOR HODGMAN) PORTER
He set his teeth hard and plodded on until the pain compelled him to sit down for a brief rest.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
They paused for a salmon dinner at Reitz's camp, where the pack train overtook and passed them, then plodded on again.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
Thyrsis' back ached, and his feet were as if weighted with lead, but still he plodded on and on—it was his life against a deer's.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
It was plain that these feet had kicked off sportive children oftener than they had plodded with freight through miry lanes.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
They were, or as nearly right as it seems to be humanly possible for house painters to do, and I plodded up the road to dinner.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
He plodded along silently, till just as they were approaching 'Uncle Marmy's gate' as they called it, he burst out again.
ROBIN REDBREASTMARY LOUISA MOLESWORTH
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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