toilsomely
adverb see toilsome

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • toilsomely — adverb : in a toilsome manner : laboriously delivered the loaves, making his rounds slowly and toilsomely D.C.Jenkins * * * toilˈsomely adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑toil …   Useful english dictionary

  • Toilsomely — Toilsome Toil some (toil s[u^]m), a. Attended with toil, or fatigue and pain; laborious; wearisome; as, toilsome work. [1913 Webster] What can be toilsome in these pleasant walks? Milton. [1913 Webster] {Toil some*ly}, adv. {Toil some*ness}, n.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • toilsomely — See toilsome. * * * …   Universalium

  • toilsomely — adverb In a toilsome manner …   Wiktionary

  • toilsomely — toil·some·ly …   English syllables

  • toilsome — toilsomely, adv. toilsomeness, n. /toyl seuhm/, adj. characterized by or involving toil; laborious or fatiguing. [1575 85; TOIL1 + SOME1] Syn. wearisome, arduous, strenuous, tiring. * * * …   Universalium

  • toilsome — adjective Date: 1575 marked by or full of toil or fatigue ; laborious < a toilsome journey > • toilsomely adverb • toilsomeness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • toilsomeness — See toilsomely. * * * …   Universalium

  • hammer and tongs — Synonyms and related words: arduously, bec et ongles, committedly, decidedly, decisively, determinedly, devotedly, earnestly, effortfully, firmly, fixedly, hard, heart and soul, in all seriousness, in earnest, in good earnest, industriously,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • 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

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