tra·vail / trəˈvāl; ˈtravˌāl/ poetic/lit. • n. (also travails) painful or laborious effort: advice for those who wish to save great sorrow and travail. ∎ labor pains: a woman in travail. • v. [intr.] engage in painful or laborious effort. ∎ (of a woman) be in labor.
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