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Verb: belabor  bi'ley-bur
Usage: US (elsewhere: belabour)
  1. To work at or to absurd length
    "belabor the obvious";
    - belabour [Brit, Cdn]
  2. Attack verbally with harsh criticism
    "She was belabored by her fellow students";
    - belabour [Brit, Cdn]
  3. Beat soundly
    - belabour [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: belaboring, belabors, belabored

Type of: beat, beat up, criticise [Brit], criticize, damn, knock, pick apart, work at, work on, work over