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Friday, 7 October 2011

Stuart's Daily Word Spot: Laboured

Laboured: adjective - used for work; hard worked; cultivated, tilled, ploughed; produced or accomplished using labour; performed with great effort; tediously elaborated or lacking spontaneity, heavy.

'Carol's rendition of the poem was laboured and dull, lacking the emotional element that the words should have conveyed.'

'Barry's breathing was laboured, his eyes closing from the simple effort of drawing in the air, and it wasn't long before the final, ragged breath signalled his death.'

Pic: A farm track in East Yorkshire.

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