laboriously laboriously  /lə ˈbɔ ri əs li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a laborious manner

Usage(s):

  1. Behind him, a blue-smocked boy and a white-smocked girl laboriously lit the 80 candles on a dove-dotted birth day cake bought by the children themselves.
  2. One hundred and sixty hand-picked Chinese police began laboriously to learn the Japanese language.
  3. The radium discovered in 1898 by Pierre and Marie Curie was laboriously extracted from a radioactive mineral called pitchblende, found in what is now Czechoslovakia.

News

  • Witcover: A Congress divided

    The Senate provided the country a rare and modest glimpse of bipartisanship in its 68-32 passage of the comprehensive immigration reform bill laboriously accomplished by the Gang of Eight - four Democrats and four Republicans.
    on July 2, 2013     Source: The St. Augustine Record

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