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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
Herculean, Latinate, affected, alliterating, alliterative, arabesque, arduous, artificial, assonant, awkward, backbreaking, baroque, belabored, bombastic, burdensome, busy, chanting, chichi, chiming, cliche-ridden, clumsy, contrived, cramped, crushing, cumbrous, difficult, dingdong, effortful, elaborate, elegant, elephantine, excessive, fancy, farfetched, fine, flamboyant, florid, flowery, forced, formal, frilly, fussy, grueling, guinde, halting, hard, hard-earned, hard-fought, harping, heavy, hefty, high-wrought, humdrum, inept, inkhorn, jingle-jangle, jog-trot, killing, laborious, leaden, lumbering, luxuriant, luxurious, maladroit, monotone, monotonous, moresque, onerous, operose, oppressive, ornate, ostentatious, overdone, overelaborate, overelegant, overlabored, overworked, overwrought, painful, picturesque, pompous, ponderous, pretty-pretty, punishing, rhymed, rhyming, rich, rococo, sesquipedalian, singsong, stiff, stilted, strained, strenuous, tedious, toilsome, tough, troublesome, turgid, unnatural, unwieldy, uphill, wearisome, weighty
Dictionary Results for labored:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    adj 1: lacking natural ease; "a labored style of debating" [syn:
           labored, laboured, strained]
    2: requiring or showing effort; "heavy breathing"; "the subject
       made for labored reading" [syn: heavy, labored,

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Labored \La"bored\, a.
   1. Bearing marks of labor and effort; elaborately wrought;
      not easy or natural; as, labored poetry; a labored style.
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   2. appearing to require strong effort; as, labored breathing.

   Syn: heavy, laboured.
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3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Labor \La"bor\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Labored; p. pr. & vb. n.
   Laboring.] [OE. labouren, F. labourer, L. laborare. See
   Labor, n.] [Written also labour.]
   1. To exert muscular strength; to exert one's strength with
      painful effort, particularly in servile occupations; to
      work; to toil.
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            Adam, well may we labor still to dress
            This garden.                          --Milton.
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   2. To exert one's powers of mind in the prosecution of any
      design; to strive; to take pains.
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   3. To be oppressed with difficulties or disease; to do one's
      work under conditions which make it especially hard,
      wearisome; to move slowly, as against opposition, or under
      a burden; to be burdened; -- often with under, and
      formerly with of.
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            The stone that labors up the hill.    --Granville.
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            The line too labors, and the words move slow.
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            To cure the disorder under which he labored. --Sir
                                                  W. Scott.
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            Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden,
            and I will give you rest.             --Matt. xi. 28
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   4. To be in travail; to suffer the pangs of childbirth; to be
      in labor.
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   5. (Naut.) To pitch or roll heavily, as a ship in a turbulent
      sea. --Totten.
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