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Synonyms for labor

physical exertion that is usually difficult and exhausting

to exert one's mental or physical powers, usually under difficulty and to the point of exhaustion

to express at greater length or in greater detail

Synonyms for labor

an organized attempt by workers to improve their status by united action (particularly via labor unions) or the leaders of this movement

a political party formed in Great Britain in 1900

the federal department responsible for promoting the working conditions of wage earners in the United States

strive and make an effort to reach a goal

undergo the efforts of childbirth

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This study should alleviate these concerns in that a LEEP did not increase the rate of cesarean delivery, rates of arrested labor, or needs to induce labor.
From a psychological point of view, we might theorize that the fear and tension is connected to a desire to avoid delivering and results in prolonged or arrested labor.
At the same time, they must show how the second Ahmadinejad term, supported by the supreme leader, has cracked down really hard on labor unions, arrested labor leaders, and repressed protests by everyone from bus drivers and sugarcane workers to oil workers and teachers.
However, some activists show independence and, in 2007, the regime arrested labor activists for teachers' associations, bus drivers' unions, and a bakery workers' union.
We didn't section them for distress, but later on in their labor, we sectioned them for dystocia or arrested labor.