Etymology
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belabor (v.)

1590s, "to exert one's strength upon" (obsolete), from be- + labor (v.). But the figurative sense of "assail with words" is attested somewhat earlier (1590s); and belabored is attested from mid-15c. with a sense of "tilled, cultivated." Related: Belaboring.

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Definitions of belabor

belabor (v.)
to work at or to absurd length;
belabor the obvious
Synonyms: belabour
belabor (v.)
attack verbally with harsh criticism;
She was belabored by her fellow students
Synonyms: belabour
belabor (v.)
beat soundly;
Synonyms: belabour
From wordnet.princeton.edu