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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To work hard, to labor with slow progress.

Usage examples (36)
  • I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
  • Spare the vain toil to cheat a troubled conscience,
  • The best of nights and days of toil is that there comes a twilight in which fatigued eyes see clear.
  • Work songs of all kinds sustained the rhythm of the hand in toil, while the mind escaped on the wing of romance. for more
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