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

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Even the roadwork or statute labour has more effect and comes nearer to giving good roads than in the large-farm districts.

We returned home after a hectic twenty miles of roadwork and I broke the glass as I slammed the car door.

WORD ORIGIN

also road-work, 1765, "work done in making and repairing roads;" 1903 as "exercise done on roads;" from road (n.) + work (n.).

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