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acted (part of speech: verb)
worked (part of speech: verb)
exerted (part of speech: verb)
- Children who labored at the plough and cart or other agriculture shall continue in that labor and may not go into a craft. - "Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed.", S. A. Reilly.
- Shelby swayed unsteadily with his burden, his eyes on the perfect shoulders whose curves played and quivered with the labored breath. - "The Henchman", Mark Lee Luther.
- But, if you have labored and let the enjoyment be taken from you, then-" it serves you right." - "The Ego and His Own", Max Stirner.