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plod

verb [I + adv/prep] (WORK)    /plɒd/ US  /plɑːd/ (-dd-)
to work slowly and continuously, but without imagination, enthusiasm, or interest: For years, he's plodded away at the same dull routine job. Alex is just plodding along at school, making very little progress.Work, working and the workplaceWorking hours and periods of work plodder     /ˈplɒd.ər/ US  /ˈplɑː.dɚ/ noun [C] Dennis is a bit of a plodder, but he gets the job done in the end.Workers in general plodding     /ˈplɒd.ɪŋ/ US  /ˈplɑː.dɪŋ/ adjective → Synonym pedestrian adjectiveWork, working and the workplaceWorking hours and periods of work
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