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2 definitions found
 for plug away
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  plug away
      v 1: work doggedly or persistently; "She keeps plugging away at
           her dissertation" [syn: plug away, peg away, slog,
           keep one's nose to the grindstone, keep one's shoulder
           to the wheel]
      2: persist in working hard; "Students must plug away at this
         problem" [syn: plug, plug away]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  29 Moby Thesaurus words for "plug away":
     carry on, dig, drudge, fag, grind, grub, hammer, hammer away,
     keep at it, keep busy, keep doggedly at, keep driving, keep going,
     keep moving, keep on, moil, peg, peg away, plod, plug, plug along,
     plug at, pound away, slog, slog away, toil, travail, wade through,
     work away
  
  

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