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underwork

[uhn-der-wurk] /ˌʌn dərˈwɜrk/
verb (used with object), underworked, underworking.
1.
to do less work on than is necessary or required:
to underwork an idea.
2.
to employ inadequately:
He underworks his mind and overworks his feet.
verb (used without object), underworked, underworking.
3.
to do less work than is normal or proper:
He is fat because he underworks and overeats.
Origin of underwork
1495-1505
1495-1505; under- + work
Related forms
underworker, noun
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