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moil

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a state of noisy, confused activity
  • went for a retreat at the monastery for a temporary respite from the moil of the modern world

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2 very hard or unpleasant work
  • fed up with the moil and moneygrubbing of Wall Street, he decided to open a bed-and-breakfast in Vermont

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moil

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of moil (Entry 2 of 2)

2 to be in a state of violent rolling motion
  • the angry mob moiled around the courthouse

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“Moil.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/moil. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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