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Adjective
Done with great effort and difficulty
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“Nigel Twiston-Davies's imposing six-year-old produced one or two lethargic jumps, and then a particularly laboured effort at the final fence handed victory to Vodka Bleu.”
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Done with great effort and difficulty
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“Her laboured and forced English accent, and disappointing performances from the rest of the cast, say a lot about the director's capabilities.”
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(of handwriting) Very small and difficult to decipher
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Involving the use of exaggerated or flowery writing or language
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Lacking in speed
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Done to excess
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Not likely to happen, be done, or be true
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Hesitant or uncertain
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Detailed and complicated in design and planning, involving many carefully arranged elements
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Full of unnecessary detail or decoration
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Requiring effort or labor
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Generally clumsy in one's movement
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Past tense for to apply great and continuous effort towards work, a task, or a goal
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“Bestor was appointed general agent, with the understanding that he would labour to complete at once the endowment of the college.”
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Past tense for to agonize over something
“He used to labour over his decision of which students to choose for the EAE program, but now he says that nearly any student who really wants to join can do it.”
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Past tense for to greatly emphasize a point or issue
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“Perhaps one need not labour the point to exhaustion to be able to eliminate the idea of a widespread conspiracy to deceive.”
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Past tense for to be burdened or disadvantaged by something
“We labour under the expectations of others and our given culture.”
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Past tense for to move or jolt around unsteadily or abruptly
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Past tense for to persevere or continue with a task or stance despite it being menial, difficult, or boring
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Past tense for to cause anguish or distress to
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Past tense for to work (oneself) overly hard
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Past tense for to break up (soil) in preparation for sowing or planting
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Past tense for to repeatedly mention a subject
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Past tense for to exert for the sake of training, especially in fields requiring toughness or discipline
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Past tense for to carry out a role or penalty
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Past tense for to shape or form a given material
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