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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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::: carousal - drunken revel; V. carouse
::: leniency - mildness; permissiveness; ADJ. lenient: not severe in judgment or punishment
::: embargo - ban on commerce or other activity
::: demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
::: ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
::: sanction - approve; ratify; N: permission; penalty intended to enforce compliance
::: livid - lead-colored; black and blue (as from a bruise); ashen; enraged; extremely angry
::: comestible - something fit to be eaten
::: amiss - wrong; faulty; Ex. something amiss; ADV.
::: ostracize - banish from a group; exclude from public favor; ban; Ex. His friends ostracized him. N. ostracism