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Definitionboring — especially because something goes on too long or without variation
- My mother lives a little way out of town; and the roads being in a beastly condition, and our house tedious enough, I remained here tonight instead of going on.Chapters 19-21 (34% in)
- It was very hard, but I turned back, though with a heavy heart, and began laboriously and methodically to plod over the same tedious ground at a snail's pace; stopping to examine minutely every speck in the way, on all sides, and making the most desperate efforts to know these elusive characters by sight wherever I met them.Chapters 37-39 (23% in)
There are no more uses of "tedious" in David Copperfield.
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