Thesaurus / travail

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Forty is a biblical number, used as shorthand for a long period of isolation and travail.

Aided by his front office’s consistently fruitful drafts, Tomlin has shepherded the Steelers through recent travails.

I am pregnant, and so near my time, that I already feel the pangs of travail.

The Exemplary Novels of CervantesMiguel de Cervantes Saavedra

A little later he compares the state of the creature to a woman in travail, saying it cries out in its anguish.

The consciousness, however, of a world in travail was always with her.

Eve to the RescueEthel Hueston

This was the drag or travail (tra-vay), a cart without wheels (Fig. 3).

Stories of Useful InventionsSamuel Eagle Foreman

In every age, the thought, born of pain, has been reproduced with travail.

But let me see the fruit of my travail—let this people be saved!

RomolaGeorge Eliot

Then, too, rumblings and dull thunders came up to the watching men like the groanings of a world in travail.

The Heart of UnagaRidgwell Cullum

Here in England your lot is least hard; but even here ye eat your scanty bread with sorrow and travail.

Ghetto TragediesIsrael Zangwill

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