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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


More Vocab Words

::: stringent - (of rules) binding; rigid; marked by scarcity of money; Ex. stringent economic conditions
::: remission - temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.
::: culvert - artificial channel for water; drain crossing under a road
::: insolvent - bankrupt; lacking money to pay; N. insolvency
::: recite - repeat aloud (something learned); describe; Ex. recite his complaints; N. recitation
::: insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
::: wrest - obtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp
::: aplomb - poise; composure in difficult situations; assurance; self-confidence
::: premise - assumption; postulate; proposition upon which an argument is based
::: disembark - debark; go ashore (from a ship); unload cargo from a ship; CF. embark