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Synonyms for elbow grease

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. effort, elbow grease, exertion, travail, sweat(noun)

    use of physical or mental energy; hard work

    "he got an A for effort"; "they managed only with great exertion"

    Synonyms:
    attempt, endeavour, lather, travail, parturiency, exploit, campaign, childbed, feat, drive, labour, effort, sudor, perspiration, movement, try, sweat, fret, stew, cause, labor, swither, lying-in, confinement, crusade, exertion, endeavor

Wiktionary

  1. elbow grease(noun)

    Synonyms:
    elbow juice

  2. elbow grease(noun)

    Effort or hard work, especially physical work involving repeated motion of the forearm, such as scrubbing.

    Synonyms:
    elbow juice

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  1. elbowgrease

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How to use elbow grease in a sentence?

  1. Antwon Stephens:

    I think it is going to take a whole lot of elbow grease to keep this movement going strong, but this movement is most powerful because it’s led by students.


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