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Present participle 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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Present participle 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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Present participle 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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Present participle for to be burdened or disadvantaged by something
“We labour under the expectations of others and our given culture.”
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Present participle for to persevere or continue with a task or stance despite it being menial, difficult, or boring
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Present participle for to cause anguish or distress to
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Present participle for to work (oneself) overly hard
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Present participle for to repeatedly mention a subject
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Present participle for to exert for the sake of training, especially in fields requiring toughness or discipline
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Present participle for to struggle or stagger clumsily in mud or water
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Present participle for to break up (soil) in preparation for sowing or planting
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Present participle for to carry out a role or penalty
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Present participle for to shape or form a given material
Adjective
Having or displaying an amateurish or non-professional level of skill
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Engaged or trained in essentially manual labor
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Having paid employment
Noun
Earnest, prolonged, and industrious effort
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A swaying or oscillation of a vessel (such as a ship, aircraft, or vehicle)
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