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 Meanings and Examples of LABORIOUSLY
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
laboriously
 ad.  in a laborious manner; in a manner requiring much labor
Classic Sentence: (31 in 3 pages)
1  He was delighted at the unexpected rapidity of his pupil's progress, but could not abandon the edifice of argument he had laboriously constructed.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER VI
2  Tipsy and perspiring, with dim eyes and wide-open mouths, they were all laboriously singing some song or other.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXIII
3  Zaletaev, brought out with effort: "ke-e-e-e," he drawled, laboriously pursing his lips, "le-trip-ta-la-de-bu-de-ba, e de-tra-va-ga-la" he sang.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 15: CHAPTER IX
4  No," he murmured, "none of my enemies would have waited so patiently and laboriously for so long a space of time, that they might now come and crush me with this secret.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 72. Madame de Saint-Meran.
5  No, it is not existence, then, that I regret, but the ruin of projects so slowly carried out, so laboriously framed.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 90. The Meeting.
6  Slowly, laboriously, she heaved herself over and pulled her heavy skirts up to her thighs.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
7  Go with you to the funeral, she said laboriously.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
8  Yes, there it lay, the fruit of all their struggles, levelled to its foundations, the stones they had broken and carried so laboriously scattered all around.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VI
9  He must, rather laboriously, tell them the story of the pictures at which the unknown guest had been looking when Giles came in.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 3
10  Out of these precepts he was laboriously constructing a harmonious whole, which he desired to present to souls.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II—PRUDENCE COUNSELLED TO WISDOM.
11  He laboriously dragged a table and the old arm-chair to the fireside, and placed upon the table a pen, some ink and some paper.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER III—A PEN IS HEAVY TO THE MAN WHO LIFTED THE FAUC...
12  Beyond the river he saw a goods train winding out of Kingsbridge Station, like a worm with a fiery head winding through the darkness, obstinately and laboriously.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In A PAINFUL CASE
13  She was cynical about the joys of a simple laborious life.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
14  The ship's company being reduced to but a handful, the captain called upon the Islanders to assist him in the laborious business of heaving down the ship to stop the leak.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
15  For that business is an exceedingly laborious one; is not very soon completed; and requires all hands to set about it.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 66. The Shark Massacre.
Example Sentence:
1  I found that rather than laboriously copying out something from a novel by Charles Dickens, it was easier if I made it up myself.
2  In putting together his dictionary of the English language, Doctor Johnson undertook a laborious task.
3  Collecting the raw materials proved a long and laborious task.