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English verb: slog

1. slog (social) work doggedly or persistently

SamplesShe keeps plugging away at her dissertation.

Synonymskeep one's nose to the grindstone, keep one's shoulder to the wheel, peg away, plug away

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)work

2. slog (motion) walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud

SamplesMules plodded in a circle around a grindstone.

ExamplesThey slog up the hill

Synonymsfootslog, pad, plod, tramp, trudge

Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)walk

Narrower (hyponym)slop, slosh, splash, splosh, squelch, squish

3. slog (contact) strike heavily, especially with the fist or a bat

SamplesHe slugged me so hard that I passed out.

ExamplesThe fighter managed to slog his opponent

Synonymsslug, swig

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)hit

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