Ploddingly
Plodding Plod"ding, a. Progressing in a slow, toilsome manner; characterized by laborious diligence; as, a plodding peddler; a plodding student; a man of plodding habits. --{Plod"ding*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • ploddingly — adverb in a plodding manner this writer ploddingly accumulates detail after detail • Derived from adjective: ↑plodding …   Useful english dictionary

  • ploddingly — adverb see plod …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ploddingly — See plodder. * * * …   Universalium

  • ploddingly — adverb In a dull, predictable manner …   Wiktionary

  • ploddingly — plÉ‘dɪŋlɪ / plÉ’d adv. working slowly and methodically, working diligently …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ploddingly — plod·ding·ly …   English syllables

  • Dig — Dig, v. i. 1. To work with a spade or other like implement; to do servile work; to delve. [1913 Webster] Dig for it more than for hid treasures. Job iii. 21. [1913 Webster] I can not dig; to beg I am ashamed. Luke xvi. 3. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Slog — (sl[o^]g), v. i. 1. to walk heavily; to plod; to walk through resisting terrain, as in mud. [PJC] 2. To work steadily and ploddingly; to toil. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To dig out — Dig Dig, v. i. 1. To work with a spade or other like implement; to do servile work; to delve. [1913 Webster] Dig for it more than for hid treasures. Job iii. 21. [1913 Webster] I can not dig; to beg I am ashamed. Luke xvi. 3. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • plod — verb (plodded; plodding) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1562 intransitive verb 1. to work laboriously and monotonously ; drudge 2. a. to walk heavily or slowly ; trudge b. to proceed slowly or tediou …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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