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plod

plod

 
 
pronunciation:
plad
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: plodded, plodding, plods
definition 1: to move slowly or heavily, as if with weariness or reluctance; trudge.
synonyms:
slog, toil, tramp, trudge
antonyms:
bustle
similar words:
crowd, drag, lumber, shuffle, trek
definition 2: to work continually on a monotonous or tedious task; toil; drudge.
synonyms:
drudge, grub, slave, slog, toil
similar words:
carry on, hammer, hold out, moil, peg away, persevere, plug along, struggle, sweat
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to move slowly or heavily over or along, as if with weariness or reluctance.
We plodded the long way home.
synonyms:
trudge
similar words:
shuffle, tramp
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or process of plodding.
synonyms:
tramp
similar words:
shuffle, tread, trudge
definition 2: the sound of slow heavy steps.
synonyms:
stump, tramp, tread
similar words:
footfall, footstep, trample
derivations: ploddingly (adv.), plodder (n.)