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English verb: moil

1. moil (social) work hard


SamplesShe was digging away at her math homework.
Lexicographers drudge all day long.


Synonymsdig, drudge, fag, grind, labor, labour, toil, travail


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


Broader (hypernym)do work, work

2. moil (motion) be agitated


SamplesThe sea was churning in the storm.


ExamplesThe water moils


Synonymsboil, churn, roil


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)move


Narrower (hyponym)roll, seethe

3. moil (change) moisten or soil


SamplesHer tears moiled the letter.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)smear









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