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drudgery
used in David Copperfield

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Definition hard, unpleasant, and boring work
  • But these solemn lessons which succeeded those, I remember as the death-blow of my peace, and a grievous daily drudgery and misery.
    Chapters 4-6 (21% in)
  • It was the day of the week on which Mr. Sharp went out to get his wig curled; so Mr. Mell, who always did the drudgery, whatever it was, kept school by himself.
    Chapters 7-9 (17% in)

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