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What does man gain by all the toil at which he toils under the sun?

Otherwise, the elderly monk toils solo during long days scavenging and building.

They settle in Chicago, where the first generation toils at low wages and the next generations fall prey to addiction and crime.

As Mr. Hitchcock collects all praise, Mrs. Hitchcock toils in the background to fix the final cut of Psycho by herself.

A fourth lives upon rent, dozing in his chair, and neither toils nor spins.

For six more days Morgan taxed energy and ingenuity to the utmost to escape the toils.

This engaging rascal is found helping a young cricket player out of the toils of a money shark.

At any rate, the people are not much in the situation to profit by such sublime toils.

They believed that victory, plunder, and self-indulgence were the fair compensations of their toils.

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On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to toils, such as: cobweb, jungle, knot, labyrinth, maze, and morass.

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