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tedious
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Jane Eyre
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  • I am afraid you have had a tedious ride; John drives so slowly; you must be cold, come to the fire.
  • My journey seemed tedious — very tedious: fifty miles one day, a night spent at an inn; fifty miles the next day.
  • My journey seemed tedious — very tedious: fifty miles one day, a night spent at an inn; fifty miles the next day.
  • This note went the round of the committee, and at last, after what appeared to me most tedious delay, formal leave was given me to better my condition if I could; and an assurance added, that as I had always conducted myself well, both as teacher and pupil, at Lowood, a testimonial of character and capacity, signed by the inspectors of that institution, should forthwith be furnished me.
  • Blanche Ingram, after having repelled, by supercilious taciturnity, some efforts of Mrs. Dent and Mrs. Eshton to draw her into conversation, had first murmured over some sentimental tunes and airs on the piano, and then, having fetched a novel from the library, had flung herself in haughty listlessness on a sofa, and prepared to beguile, by the spell of fiction, the tedious hours of absence.

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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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