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Synonyms for plod

Synonyms for plod

to walk heavily, slowly, and with difficulty

to do tedious, laborious, and sometimes menial work

Synonyms for plod

the act of walking with a slow heavy gait

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walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud

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And all at once my own blood ran cold: for the man sang like a kettle as he plodded up and up.
Saxon saw Punch, the little, rough-coated Skye-terrier with the honest eyes (who had plodded for weary months), gone lame and abandoned; she saw Daisy, the chit of a child, hide Punch in the wagon.
John Willet looked after them, as they plodded along the road in the rich glow of a summer evening; and knocking the ashes out of his pipe, laughed inwardly at their folly, until his sides were sore.
The shadows of night had gathered so fast, that he did not look about him when he closed the door, but plodded straight along the street.
He stooped a good deal, and plodded along in a slow pre-occupied manner, which made the bustling London thoroughfares no very safe resort for him.
When they had plodded on for some time nigh the river, Riah asked the way to a certain tavern called the Six Jolly Fellowship Porters.
I thank you," said McMurdo, and shaking hands with his new acquaintance he plodded, gripsack in hand, up the path which led to the dwelling house, at the door of which he gave a resounding knock.
As it was next to impossible for men so much agitated as they were by this time, to sit still and move so slowly, all three got out and plodded on behind the carriage.
But whatever Vigo's immediate subject - old men playing boules, magical transformations, dancing girls showing their knickers - Nyman's dreary music plodded on regardless without any obvious consonance with or illumination of the image.
Smith plodded through the first session for 28 and the stand reached 110 and was starting to annoy the Bears when it was broken thanks, in part, to your correspondent.
Laden with shopping bags, Irma and Efrain Gutierrez plodded from Mervyn's in Valencia before 8 a.