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  Definition of travail
  1. use of physical or mental energy; hard work; "he got an A for effort"; "they managed only with great exertion"
  2. concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of labor to the birth of a child; "she was in labor for six hours"
  3. work hard; "She was digging away at her math homework"; "Lexicographers drudge all day long"
Similar Words: effort, elbow grease, exertion, sweat, parturiency, labor, labour, confinement, lying-in, childbed, toil, fag, grind, drudge, dig, moil

 

Hyponyms: struggle, trouble, difficulty, least effort, least resistance, strain, straining, exercise, exercising, physical exercise, physical exertion, workout, pull, application, diligence, overkill, supererogation, overexertion, friction, detrition, rubbing, premature labor, premature labour

 

Part Meronyms: pregnancy, gestation, maternity

 

Derivational Morphology: labor, labour, toil, fag, grind, drudge, dig, moil, exert, peon, navvy, galley slave, hack, hacker, drudgery, plodding, donkeywork, swot, nerd, wonk, dweeb, effort, elbow grease, exertion, sweat, toiler, laborer, manual laborer, labourer, jack, undertaking, project, task

 

Anagrams: Triavil, trivial

 

 
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