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Word: belabor

Definition: harp on; dwell on tediously; explain or go over excessively or to a ridiculous degree; assail verbally; beat severely; attack physically


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::: addiction - compulsive habitual need
::: navigable - (of a body of water) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; (of a ship or aircraft) able to be steered
::: mottled - blotched in coloring; spotted; Ex. mottled face; V. mottle: mark with blotches of different colors
::: haunt - (of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
::: raiment - clothing; garments; Ex. I have no raiment fit to wear.
::: ethereal - like a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
::: implausible - unlikely (to be true); unbelievable; Ex. implausible alibi
::: bluff - pretense (of strength); deception; high cliff; ADJ: rough but good-natured
::: incidental - not essential; minor; N: something incidental
::: affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages