trudge

Part of speech: verb

To walk laboriously; plod.

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Usage examples "trudge":

  1. " I am very glad we have saved the poor girl a heavy trudge through the forest," observed Arthur; " but I cannot say much for the chivalry of these people. - "On the Banks of the Amazon", W.H.G. Kingston.
  2. Having rested, they would trudge home again a merry party, save when they met some wandering villager. - "Emily Brontë", A. Mary F. (Agnes Mary Frances) Robinson.
  3. The stereotyped " Ay, ay," by way of reply, was duly given, and then George and Bowen, side by side, and with hands folded behind them, began to trudge fore and aft, from the main- mast to the taffrail, patiently awaiting the course of events. - "The Voyage of the Aurora", Harry Collingwood.