Synonyms and Antonyms of plod
1 to devote serious and sustained effort plodded night and day to get the assignment done Synonyms of plod bang away, beaver (away), dig (away), drudge, endeavor, fag, grub, hump, hustle, moil, peg (away), labor, plow, plug, slave, slog, strain, strive, struggle, sweat, toil, travail, tug, workWords Related to plod apply (oneself), buckle (down), dig in, hammer (away), knuckle down, pitch in; attack, drive; essay, try; exercise, exert, overexert, overwork; eke out, grind (out), put out, scrabble, scratch; trudge, wadeNear Antonyms of plod break, ease (up), let up, slacken; bum, chill, dally, dillydally, footle, goldbrick, goof (off), hack (around), hang (around or out), idle, laze, loaf, lounge, shirk, slack (off), veg out; bask, loll, relax, repose, rest, unwind; dabble, doodle, fool around, fribble, goof (around), hang, hang about [British], mess around, monkey (around), play, potter (around), putter (around), trifle
2 to proceed or act clumsily or ineffectually oxen plodding through deep mud Synonyms of plod blunder, bumble, flog [British], limp, lumber, flounder, struggle, stumble, trudgeWords Related to plod jog, shamble, shuffle; wallow, welter; falter, lurch, reel, stagger, sway, teeter, totter; fumble, muddleNear Antonyms of plod coast, fly, glide, kilt, sail, zip, zoom
3 to move slowly plodded reluctantly off to work Synonyms of plod creak (along), creep, drag, inch, limp, nose, ooze, crawl, poke, slouch, snailWords Related to plod lumber, shamble, shuffle, tramp, trudgeNear Antonyms of plod float, glide, sail; hurry, tearAntonyms of plod fly, race, speed, whiz (or whizz), zip
4 to move heavily or clumsily wayfarers plodding across the sandy wastes Synonyms of plod barge, clomp, clump, flog [British], flounder, galumph, lump, lumber, pound, scuff, scuffle, shamble, shuffle, slog, slough, stamp, stomp, stumble, stump, tramp, tromp, trudgeWords Related to plod drag, flop, haul; blunder, careen, dodder, lurch, reel, stagger, sway, teeter, totter, waddle, weave, wobble (also wabble)Near Antonyms of plod drift, float, hang, hover, poise, waftAntonyms of plod breeze, coast, glide, slide, waltz, whisk
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