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slog

Synonyms of slog in English:

verb

  • 1 they were slogging away to meet a deadline
    work hard, toil, labour, work one's fingers to the bone, work like a Trojan/dog, work day and night, exert oneself, keep at it, keep one's nose to the grindstone, grind, slave, grub, plough, plod, peg
    informalbeaver, plug, put one's back into something, work one's guts out, work one's socks off, knock oneself out, sweat blood, kill oneself
    British informalgraft, fag
    Australian/New Zealand informalbullock
    British vulgar slangwork one's balls/arse/nuts off
    North American vulgar slangwork one's ass/butt off
    archaicdrudge, travail, moil
    [Antonyms] skive, take it easy
  • 2 the three of them slogged around the streets of the capital in the July heat
    British informaltrog, yomp
    North American informalschlep
  • noun

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  • 1 writing the book took 10 months' hard slog
    hard work, toil, toiling, labour, struggle, effort, exertion, grind, {blood, sweat, and tears}, drudgery;
    Herculean task
    British informalgraft
    Australian/New Zealand informal(hard) yakka
    archaictravail, moil
    [Antonyms] leisure, relaxation
  • 2 a steady uphill slog
    British informaltrog, yomp
    North American informalschlep
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