adverb see toil I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • toilfully — fəlē, li adverb : in a toilful manner : industriously let them loiter in pleasure or toilfully spin Park Benjamin …   Useful english dictionary

  • toilfully — toil·ful·ly …   English syllables

  • toilful — toilfully, adv. /toyl feuhl/, adj. characterized by or involving toil; laborious; toilsome. [1590 1600; TOIL1 + FUL] * * * …   Universalium

  • toil — I. noun Etymology: Middle English toile, from Anglo French toyl, from toiller Date: 14th century 1. archaic a. struggle, battle b. laborious effort 2. long strenuous fatiguing labor Synonyms: see work • …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • laboriously — adv 1. toilsomely, toilfully, by the sweat of one s brow; with difficulty, toughly, heavily, burdensomely, heftily; arduously, vigorously, strain ingly; wearingly, wearisomely, tediously, wearifully. 2. carefully, painstakingly, precisely,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • toilful — /ˈtɔɪlfəl/ (say toylfuhl) adjective characterised by or involving toil; laborious; toilsome. {toil1 + ful} –toilfully, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

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