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Synonyms of toil in English:


  • 1 she rolled up her sleeves and toiled all night
    informalslog away, peg away, beaver away, plug away, 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 away, 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] rest, relax, laze
  • 2 she began to toil up the cliff path
    struggle, move with difficulty, labour, trudge, tramp, traipse, slog, plod, trek, footslog, sweat, drag oneself, fight (one's way), push
    British informaltrog, yomp
    North American informalschlep
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  • a life of toil
    hard work, toiling, labour, slaving, struggle, effort, exertion, application, industry, grind, slog, {blood, sweat, and tears}, drudgery
    British informalgraft
    Australian/New Zealand informal(hard) yakka
    archaictravail, moil
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    toil, work, labour
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