Hard-labored
Hard-labored Hard"-la`bored (h[aum]rd"l[=a]`b[~e]rd), a. Wrought with severe labor; elaborate; studied. --Swift. [1913 Webster]

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  • hard — [adj1] rocklike adamantine, callous, compact, compacted, compressed, concentrated, consolidated, dense, firm, hardened, impenetrable, indurate, indurated, inflexible, iron*, packed, rigid, rocky, set, solid, stiff, stony, strong, thick, tough,… …   New thesaurus

  • labored — [adj] difficult to understand, unclear affected, arduous, awkward, clumsy, contrived, effortful, forced, hard, heavy, inept, maladroit, operose, overdone, overwrought, ponderous, stiff, strained, strenuous, studied, toilsome, unnatural, uphill*,… …   New thesaurus

  • Labored — Labor La bor, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Labored}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Laboring}.] [OE. labouren, F. labourer, L. laborare. See {Labor}, n.] [Written also {labour}.] 1. To exert muscular strength; to exert one s strength with painful effort, particularly… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hard — Synonyms and related words: Herculean, Philistine, about, absolute, abstruse, accented, acerb, acerbic, acrid, acrimonious, actively, acute, adamant, adamantine, addictive, adverse, afflictive, agonizing, agonizingly, alcoholic, all but, almost,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • hard earned — Synonyms and related words: Herculean, abstruse, arduous, backbreaking, brutal, burdensome, complex, critical, crushing, delicate, demanding, difficile, difficult, effortful, exacting, forced, formidable, grueling, hairy, hard, hard fought, heavy …   Moby Thesaurus

  • hard fought — Synonyms and related words: Herculean, abstruse, arduous, backbreaking, brutal, burdensome, complex, critical, crushing, delicate, demanding, difficile, difficult, effortful, exacting, forced, formidable, grueling, hairy, hard, hard earned, heavy …   Moby Thesaurus

  • labored — Synonyms and related words: Herculean, Latinate, affected, alliterating, alliterative, arabesque, arduous, artificial, assonant, awkward, backbreaking, baroque, belabored, bombastic, burdensome, busy, chanting, chichi, chiming, cliche ridden,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • labored — la·bored || leɪbÉ™(r)d adj. done with difficulty, heavy (as of breathing); forced, constrained; artificial, unnaturaln. strenuous physical or mental work, toil, exertion; job or work that must be accomplished; work force, workers; working… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • worked very hard — labored very diligently …   English contemporary dictionary

  • worked hard — worked with great effort, labored, toiled …   English contemporary dictionary

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