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Synonyms for plodding

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. drudgery, plodding, grind, donkeywork(noun)

    hard monotonous routine work

    Synonyms:
    pulverization, donkeywork, pulverisation, wonk, plod, nerd, grind, mill, dweeb, drudgery, swot

    Antonyms:
    effortless

  2. plodding, plod(adj)

    the act of walking with a slow heavy gait

    "I could recognize his plod anywhere"

    Synonyms:
    grind, plod, donkeywork, drudgery

    Antonyms:
    effortless

  3. leaden, plodding(adj)

    (of movement) slow and laborious

    "leaden steps"

    Synonyms:
    leaden, weighted, heavy, dull

    Antonyms:
    effortless

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. plodding

    Synonyms:
    painstaking, industrious, persevering, laborious, studious

    Antonyms:
    indiligent, unindustrious, distracted, inattentive, impatient, unpersevering, flighty, fitful

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. plodding(a.)

    Synonyms:
    hard-working

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. plodding(a)

    Synonyms:
    hardworking, diligent

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How to use plodding in a sentence?

  1. Senate Finance Committee:

    Everything here makes it tougher; we just have to keep plodding ahead.

  2. Englishman Fleetwood:

    Expectation's a tricky thing. It's clearly the next step for me to win over here, but winning's not easy and I've just got to keep plodding away.

  3. Aesop:

    Plodding wins the race.


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