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 Meanings and Examples of PLOD
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
plod
 v.  move or walk heavily or laboriously; travel slowly but steadily
Classic Sentence: (32 in 3 pages)
1  The noise came closer, the sound of wheels, the plod of a horse's hooves and voices.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
2  Yet here she was exposed to the sun in a broken-down wagon with a broken-down horse, dirty, sweaty, hungry, helpless to do anything but plod along at a snail's pace through a deserted land.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
3  And Connie had to plod dumbly across into the wood, knowing he was standing there watching her, with that incomprehensible grin on his face.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 12
4  At last, far up the road, she heard the protesting screech of unoiled axles and the slow uncertain plodding of hooves.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
5  In the plodding course of her life there was nothing changed, and nothing new.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
6  Carol felt her arm tremble, though she was tearless, listless, plodding.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
7  But they were plodding in ragged array, discussing with quick tongues the accomplishments of the late battle.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 24
8  Words rose above the intolerably laden dumb oxen plodding through the mud.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 12
9  She continued plodding on, but exasperation and irritation had got hold of her lower body, she couldn't escape.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 7
10  Then, he was alone with Sikes, plodding on as on the previous day; and as shadowy people passed them, he felt the robber's grasp upon his wrist.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
11  The rest, over eighty per cent, are poor and ignorant, fairly honest and well meaning, plodding, and to a degree shiftless, with some but not great sexual looseness.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In VIII
12  And we who saw daily a new thoughtfulness growing in his eyes began to expect something of this plodding boy.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In XIII
13  The dull driver, smoking his pipe, was plodding along toward the limits of the Faubourg Saint-Denis, where no doubt he ordinarily had his station.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 98. The Bell and Bottle Tavern.
14  I'm used to plodding in the mud, returned Jo, winking hard, because she would have died rather than openly wipe her eyes.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-SIX
15  For I am a plodding kind of fellow, Copperfield, and had learnt the way of doing such things pithily.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 27. TOMMY TRADDLES
Example Sentence:
1  Labourers plod home through the muddy fields.
2  Aircraft production continued to plod along at an agonizingly slow pace.
3  I watched her plodding her way across the field.
4  Our horses plodded down the muddy track.
5  Crowds of French and British families plodded around in yellow plastic macs.