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plodverb [I always + adv/prep]

 us   /plɑd/ (-dd-)
to walk taking slow steps as if your feet are heavy: Danny plodded through the store behind his wife.
to work or do something slowly and continuously in a tiring or boring way: I sat at my desk, plodded ahead doggedly, and finished the paper before noon.
plodding
adjective  us   /ˈplɑd·ɪŋ/
I’ll try not to bore you with a lot of plodding details.
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plodverb [I + adv/prep]

uk   /plɒd/  us   /plɑːd/ (-dd-)
plodder
noun [C] uk   /ˈplɒd.ər/  us   /ˈplɑː.dɚ/
Dennis is a bit of a plodder, but he gets the job done in the end.
plodding
adjective uk   /ˈplɒd.ɪŋ/  us   /ˈplɑː.dɪŋ/
I'll try not to bore you with lots of plodding details.
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