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Related to labored: labored breathing
1. Produced or done with effort: the labored breathing of a very ill person.
2. Lacking natural ease; strained: a labored style of debating.
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1. done or made with difficulty; heavy: labored breathing.
2. showing the effects of great effort; strained: labored writing.
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|Adj.||1.||labored - lacking natural ease; "a labored style of debating"|
awkward - lacking grace or skill in manner or movement or performance; "an awkward dancer"; "an awkward gesture"; "too awkward with a needle to make her own clothes"; "his clumsy fingers produced an awkward knot"
|2.||labored - requiring or showing effort; "heavy breathing"; "the subject made for labored reading"|
effortful - requiring great physical effort
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a. laborioso-a, trabajoso-a;
___ breathing → respiración jadeante.
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