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drudgery
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • From the moment when the machine first made its appearance it was clear to all thinking people that the need for human drudgery, and therefore to a great extent for human inequality, had disappeared.
  • The aim of the Low, when they have an aim — for it is an abiding characteristic of the Low that they are too much crushed by drudgery to be more than intermittently conscious of anything outside their daily lives — is to abolish all distinctions and create a society in which all men shall be equal.

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  • To me, housework is drudgery.
  • the drudgery of carefully reading another contract

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