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  1. slog
  2. verb

    • 1. work hard over a period of time:

      they were slogging away to meet a deadline
      Synonym : work hard, toil, labor, work one's fingers to the bone, work like a Trojan/dog, work day and night, exert oneself, keep at it, keep one's nose to the grindstone, grind, slave, grub, plow, plod, peg, slog away, plug, put one's back into something, work one's guts out, work one's socks off, knock oneself out, sweat blood, kill oneself, graft, fag, bullock, work one's balls/arse/nuts off, work one's ass/butt off, drudge, travail, moil
    • 2. walk or move with difficulty or effort:

      he slogged home through the gray slush
      Synonym : trudge, tramp, traipse, toil, plod, trek, footslog, drag oneself, trog, yomp, schlep
    • 3. hit forcefully and typically wildly, especially in boxing:

      the fighters were slogging away
    • 4. fight or compete at length or fiercely:

      they'll be slogging it out in the first round of the cup next Sunday


  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: slog, plural noun: slogs

    • v.: verb: slog, 3rd person present: slogs, gerund or present participle: slogging, past tense: slogged, past participle: slogged

    • verb

      work hard over a period of time:

      walk or move with difficulty or effort:

    • noun

      a spell of difficult, tiring work or travelling:

      a forceful and uncontrolled hit, especially in cricket:

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