belabor


belabor

verb

Definition of BELABOR

1
to speak or write about insistently and usually tiresomely <stop belaboring the fact that they're already in debt>
Synonyms dwell (on or upon), harp (on)
2
to criticize harshly and usually publicly <there's no need to belabor other people's flaws when you're hardly perfect yourself>
3
to strike repeatedly <with a whip he belabored a horse almost to the point of death>

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