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Thursday, 16 June 2011

Stuart's Daily Word Spot: Laborious


Laborious; adjective – distinguished by or involving labour or exertion; entailing labour in construction or execution; not fluent; giving birth with difficulty; of labour - difficult.

‘The prisoners in the chain gang found the manual digging of drainage ditches a laborious task.’

‘The vicar’s sermon on moral decline in the modern age was so laborious that half of his congregation fell asleep before he’d finished.’

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