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1. travail

noun. ['trəˈveɪl'] use of physical or mental energy; hard work.

Synonyms

  • struggle
  • toil
  • labour
  • overkill
  • elbow grease
  • workout
  • difficulty
  • application
  • effort
  • rubbing
  • straining
  • exertion
  • diligence
  • pull
  • physical exertion
  • friction
  • strain
  • overexertion
  • trouble
  • supererogation
  • physical exercise
  • exercise
  • least resistance
  • detrition
  • sweat
  • exercising
  • least effort

Antonyms

  • defend
  • incapability
  • incapableness
  • ease

Etymology

  • travail (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • tripalium (Latin)

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Rhymes with Travail

  • quesnell
  • deverell
  • cartmell
  • withnail
  • tramell
  • sumrell
  • prevail
  • portell
  • parcell
  • mortell
  • mcphail
  • mcgrail
  • marcell
  • macphail
  • exhale
  • carvell
  • cardell
  • bartell
  • averell
  • avenell
  • abimael
  • verrell
  • unveil
  • today'll
  • tirrell
  • surveil
  • savell
  • revell
  • rafale
  • radell

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Pronounce travail as trəˈveɪl.

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2. travail

noun. ['trəˈveɪl'] concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child.

Synonyms

  • labour
  • obliquity
  • premature labor
  • uterine contraction
  • maternity
  • parturition
  • lying-in
  • childbed
  • premature labour
  • confinement
  • asynclitism
  • birthing
  • gestation
  • pregnancy
  • birth
  • parturiency
  • giving birth
  • effacement

Antonyms

  • effortlessness
  • worst
  • inactivity
  • best

Etymology

  • travail (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • tripalium (Latin)

3. travail

verb. ['trəˈveɪl'] work hard.

Synonyms

  • dig
  • toil
  • labour
  • do work
  • fag
  • moil
  • work
  • grind
  • drudge

Antonyms

  • unconscientiousness
  • adduct
  • push
  • repel

Etymology

  • travail (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • tripalium (Latin)
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