Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of toil.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective doing arduous or unpleasant work

Etymologies

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Examples

  • You pour so much of yourself into your work and you so desperately hope and dream that all the toiling is going to one day pay off.

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  • You pour so much of yourself into your work and you so desperately hope and dream that all the toiling is going to one day pay off.

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  • And this is from people who follow the series 'dialogue by way of subtitles (all bootleg fare is subtitled by college students pursuing degrees in English, toiling away in anonymity).

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  • And this is from people who follow the series 'dialogue by way of subtitles (all bootleg fare is subtitled by college students pursuing degrees in English, toiling away in anonymity).

    TIME.com: Top Stories

  • She seems to represent what Marx called the "toiling intelligentsia," whose members are stirred by revolutionary fervor when they find themselves descending into the ranks of the proletariat.

    'The Bonfire Of the Volvos'

  • She seems to represent what Marx called the "toiling intelligentsia," whose members are stirred by revolutionary fervor when they find themselves descending into the ranks of the proletariat.

    'The Bonfire Of the Volvos'

  • Formed from the ashes of a previous group, OhOk is a trio best described as toiling in funk rock.

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  • Formed from the ashes of a previous group, OhOk is a trio best described as toiling in funk rock.

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  • It may be a reflection of their imagination, but not of their mental faculties, or social status as some kind of toiling peasant.

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  • Look at Virginia Madsen, who was kind of toiling in obscurity for a decade.

    CNN Transcript Feb 25, 2005

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