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Definition of "laboriously" []

  • Involving great exertion or long effort (adjective)
  • Given to working hard (adjective)
  • (of literary style, etc) not fluent (adjective)
  • With great expenditure of effort, in a manner requiring much labor. (adverb)

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Use "laboriously" in a sentence
  • "The assumption of impartiality was certainly relied upon by no less than the vacuous Shane Richmond who, in laboriously explaining to us how he chose a photograph of the Qana incident to illustrate the Daily Hezbolagraph website, showed us the picture on the right."
  • "Several weeks later Priscilla was engaged in laboriously turning the minutes of the last meeting into grammatical German, and as she closed the dictionary and grammar with a sigh of relief, she remarked to Patty: Do you know, it 's very queer about that Kate Ferris."
  • "" He said her name laboriously, as if he were coaxing a lone low note from his saxophone bell."