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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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tedious
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • The other three were routine matters, though the second one would probably mean some tedious wading through lists of figures.
  • Most of it was a tedious routine, but included in it there were also jobs so difficult and intricate that you could lose yourself in them as in the depths of a mathematical problem — delicate pieces of forgery in which you had nothing to guide you except your knowledge of the principles of Ingsoc and your estimate of what the Party wanted you to say.

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  • endured another of her tedious lectures
  • The work gets tedious, but after I "pay my dues" I anticipate being promoted to more interesting work.

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