belabour

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Synonyms for belabour

dwell on

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Synonyms for belabour

to work at or to absurd length

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beat soundly

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attack verbally with harsh criticism

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According to the paper, police were singling out protesters and belabouring them with truncheons before dragging them away.
It further stated that the executive earned no credit by apparently defying the apex court's orders, which must be accepted even when they do not seem to be correct or sound, and only time will tell what cause has been promoted by the judiciary by belabouring the executive, out of the hundreds of issues on which it is liable to be chastised, on the issue of its own contempt.
Dettori's rhythm was, as always, superb, which made it perfectly obvious he was not belabouring the horse in any way.
I SAID at the time that Scottish Labour's belabouring of Kenny MacAskill over the Megrahi release was unwise.
Although I may sound alarmist and even at the cost of belabouring the point, it is high time for us to do our bit to conserve Nature and give back to Nature and society at large what we take.
But that was because he was belabouring a point about Top Gear being unforgivingly unpolitically correct, and anyway those jokes had already been reported in the papers.
org) might convince some conscience-stricken environmentalists that there are better things they could be doing for the planet's biodiversity--lots of things, and far better ones--than, say, belabouring a harmless and sustainable seal hunt in Newfoundland.
A former North-East soccer favourite was, as a radio pundit, belabouring a winger for constantly over hitting crosses.