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Definition of "toilful" [toil•ful]

  • Producing or involving much toil; laborious. (adjective)

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Use "toilful" in a sentence
  • "If only men could know that she regards them, how eagerly would they rush to the embrace of toilful training and tribulation,381 by which alone she is hardly taken; and so should they gain the mastery over her, and she should be laid captive at their feet."
  • "During their slow, toilful walks she appeared to be dragging with her for a penance the burden of that infirm bulk."
  • "We had won disregard of all the bother and contradictions, the vanities and absurdities of the toilful, wayward, human world, and had acquired a glorious sense of irresponsibleness and independence."
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