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Noun
Painful or laborious effort
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“He lived to behold the happy fruits of the long, continued travail of his soul.”
Noun
An event or situation that causes pain or hardship
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“It rode the crest of religious prosperity after World War II, endured the travail of the 1960s, and experienced head-on the erosion of the mainline denominations in the late twentieth century.”
Noun
The state of being in great mental or physical pain
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“One of the worst afflictions to beset any Englishman is the travail of having to follow the England team at the World Cup.”
Noun
The process of bearing young
“Mary, who had just passed through the agonies of a mother's travail, placed the babe in my hands.”
Verb
To apply great and continuous effort
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“Buddhahood is the state where one continues to travail against and defeat the negative conditions of life.”
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