plod

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. i. persevere, persist; trudge, walk; labor, drudge, toil. See resolution, slowness, exertion.
II
(Roget's IV) v.
Syn. trudge, hike, plug; see walk 1 .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) v.
1. trudge walk heavily, tramp, slog, drag one's feet, stamp, stomp, move laboriously, lumber.
2. work steadily drudge, plug away, grind away, slave, sweat, toil.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb 1. To walk heavily, slowly, and with difficulty: slog, slop, toil, trudge, wade. See MOVE. 2. To do tedious, laborious, and sometimes menial work: drudge, grub, slave, slog. Informal: grind. See WORK.

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