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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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