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  • v  strive and make an effort to reach a goal
  • v  work hard
  • v  undergo the efforts of childbirth
  • s  lacking natural ease
    a labored style of debating
  • s  requiring or showing effort
    the subject made for labored reading

  • He was nine when the family immigrated from Sicily, where his father had labored in the sulphur pits, to New York City.
  • The guitars crunch, Inul's hips swing low and hard, and I realize why we labored to breech this gate.
  • Visual eloquence, he was convinced, was far more persuasive, more poignant, than labored narratives, verbose logic or empty promises.
News & Articles

  • Fair Time: Crafts, livestock auctions support youth
    Calaveras County students have labored throughout the year, honing their skills in various arenas, including livestock raising, ag mechanics and industrial arts.
    June 17, 2013 - Calaveras Enterprise
  • Curtis Axel Sets Intercontinental Title Milestone With Win At Payback
    Father's Day is a special day to many. Especially for those who have labored hard to raise a child, through sleepless nights, constant fussing and diaper-changing. Even with those things included, it is a beautiful experience. It does a dad proud to see his child succeed in life. We all know about the legendary WWE career of "Mr. Perfect," Curt Hennig. From the vignettes of bowling perfect ...
    June 17, 2013 - Bleacher Report
  • Suns lose in sluggish effort
    One day after being eliminated from the first-half pennant chase, the Jacksonville Suns labored through another lackadaisical offensive effort in dropping a 5-2 decision to the Montgomery Biscuits on Sunday in front of 4,382 at the Baseball Grounds.
    June 17, 2013 - The Florida Times-Union

  • Mitch McConnell in The Associated Press
    In remembering the slaves who labored here, we give them in death some measure of the dignity they were so cruelly denied in life,Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky said at the plaques' unveiling.
  • Robert Falcon Scott in Washington Post
    For those of us who have labored long and hard in the fight to educate the Democrats, voters, the media and even some Republicans on the importance of strong families, traditional marriage and life to our society, this is absolutely heartbreaking.... Mike Huckabee United Liberty Jun 14, 2010 56507 74717 labored Great God! This is an awful place, and terrible enough for us to have labored to it without the reward of priority," Scott wrote in his journal.

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