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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Attack verbally with harsh criticism; Beat soundly; To work at or to absurd length.

Usage examples (30)
  • You need not explain common knowledge, the obvious, or belabor a point.
  • belabor the obvious
  • Verb (used with object) : He kept belaboring the point long after we had agreed. ,a book that belabors the provincialism of his contemporaries
  • FLEISCHER: Well, you know, I can belabor the point. for more
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