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synonyms for travails

  • agony
  • anguish
  • tribulation
  • woe
  • childbirth
  • distress
  • drudgery
  • effort
  • exertion
  • labor
  • pains
  • pangs
  • parturition
  • stress
  • suffering
  • toil
  • work
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antonyms for travails

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  • comfort
  • happiness
  • joy
  • peace
  • entertainment
  • fun
  • health
  • idleness
  • laziness
  • pastime
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How to use travails in a sentence

They took with them two dogs, which drew well-laden travails (sledges), and hoped to arrive there in about nine days.
TRAVELS IN THE INTERIOR OF NORTH AMERICA, 1832-1834, PART III (THE TEXT BEING CHAPTERS XXVIII-XXXIII OF THE LONDON EDITION, 1843, AND THE APPENDIX A COMBINATION OF THE APPENDICES OF THE LONDON AND GERMAN [COBLENTZ, 1839] EDITIONS)MAXIMILIAN, PRINZ VON WIED
And so I leave the Captain, walking slowly, already forgetful of my recent travails, blind to the things about me.
'NEATH VERDUN, AUGUST-OCTOBER, 1914MAURICE GENEVOIX
His heart yearns towards them; he travails over them in birth again.
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE EPISTLE TO THE GALATIANSG. G. FINDLAY
Better travails, I suppose, had the Stoics taken in this argument, as far as I can gather by that which we have at second hand.
THE ADVANCEMENT OF LEARNINGFRANCIS BACON
More often the emotion precedes the conception; the vague, awed sense of God travails till a new thought is born among men.
THE RIGHT AND WRONG USES OF THE BIBLER. HEBER NEWTON
And, indeed, I am not unwilling to have a little relaxation of pleasure, after all these dull and dusty travails of state.
DEVEREUX, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
There is no poet but writes his poetry out of inner travails and immense wistfulness.
I, MARY MACLANEMARY MACLANE
The mind travails with feelings akin to pain, in the endeavor to embrace them.
FAMOUS AMERICAN STATESMENSARAH KNOWLES BOLTON
No more then remember we our pains; our ship-wrecks and dangers are forgotten; we fear no more the travails and the thieves.
SOME NOBLE SISTERSEDMUND LEE
Seeing the splendor reserved for itself, it groans and travails unceasingly.
EPISTLE SERMONS, VOL. IIIMARTIN LUTHER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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