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tedious
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Bleak House
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  • Mr. Kenge proceeded to tell us that as the road to Bleak House would have been very long, dark, and tedious on such an evening, and as we had been travelling already, Mr. Jarndyce had himself proposed this arrangement.
  • Perhaps the less I say of these sick experiences, the less tedious and the more intelligible I shall be.
  • It was a night’s journey in those coach times, but we had the mail to ourselves and did not find the night very tedious.

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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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