belabour


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  • verb

Synonyms for belabour

dwell on

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Synonyms for belabour

to work at or to absurd length

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Related Words

beat soundly

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attack verbally with harsh criticism

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That was the figure that was used to belabour Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and the others with.
The men flee before Gadifer's armed knights, but the women belabour them with sticks; the knights, unwilling to use their weapons against women, hide beneath their shields and suffer until the women grow tired.
I do not want to belabour the bureaucratic character of public education in Ontario.
The town was used by one politician or another as the archetype of backwardness and insalubrity, serving as a vehicle of self-interest and a useful weapon with which to belabour the opposition.
N these fraught days when politicians manufacture fake anger to belabour and denounce each other, and the public is made more anxious at almost every turn by the very people who should be reassuring them that they (the government) knows what it's doing, it is our sad duty to report the passing of two very fine people who regularly managed to put politics and human behaviour in a proper perspective.
On St David's Day, one of your national emblems became in grave danger from that lowly vegetable, the dreaded brussels sprout, where highly-paid bureaucrats have nothing better to do than dream up the next set of regulations with which to belabour you (and us).
Aha, you come back - maybe your brushing blokes could belabour the bears with their brushes.
IMPATIENT: Ex-rail worker Alan Birch belabours Michael Howard about the NHS in Folkestone, Kent