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Verb: slave away
  1. Work hard on something
    - beaver [informal], beaver away [informal], grind away
  2. Work doggedly or persistently
    - plug away, peg away, slog, keep one's nose to the grindstone, keep one's shoulder to the wheel, grind away

Derived forms: slaves away, slaving away, slaved away

Type of: work