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laborious
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  • It passed slowly out of sight; but still he heard in his ears the laborious drone of the engine reiterating the syllables of her name.
  • Beyond the river he saw a goods train winding out of Kingsbridge Station, like a worm with a fiery head winding through the darkness, obstinately and laboriously.

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  • spent many laborious hours on the project
  • who still sat laboriously struggling for breath
    Franz Kafka  --  Metamorphosis

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