Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun elbow_grease

1 sense of elbow grease

Sense 1
effort, elbow grease, exertion, travail, sweat -- (use of physical or mental energy; hard work; "he got an A for effort"; "they managed only with great exertion")
       => labor, labour, toil -- (productive work (especially physical work done for wages); "his labor did not require a great deal of skill")

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