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Work

1. To perform a task, especially in exchange for compensation or the potential for profit. Working is necessary for any economy to function.

2. See: Job.

work

see JOB, LABOUR, WORK ORGANIZATION, SOCIOLOGY OF WORK, HOMEWORKING, DOMESTIC LABOUR.

work

see JOB.
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His comments indicate a complete lack of awareness of the devastation wrought upon Jill's family by his criminal brother.
It also anticipated that Jews would one day have their revenge on the general: "the day will come," it predicted, "when he will pay in judgment for all of the damage that he wrought upon the Children of Israel by his ignorant and wicked order, and his deeds will recoil upon his own head."
That cultural hush when it comes to the sexually atypical is also what Sarsgaard feels fuels his character's rage at an establishment that won't really acknowledge what AIDS has wrought upon so many gay men: "He sees it as 'us' and 'them,' and I think a lot of gay people I know see it as 'us' and 'them.' I'm fascinated by that." How so?