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Far from the Madding Crowd
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monotonous
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • I am soon going back again to the miserable monotony of drill—and perhaps our regiment will be ordered out soon.
  • Their pied faces and legs, dark and heavy horns, tresses of wool hanging round their swarthy foreheads, quite relieved the monotony of the flocks in that quarter.
  • The waggon and its load rolled no longer on the horizontal division between clearness and opacity, but were imbedded in an elastic body of a monotonous pallor throughout.
  • The glasses and cups still stood upon the table, a water-jug being overturned, from which a small rill, after tracing its course with marvellous precision down the centre of the long table, fell into the neck of the unconscious Mark Clark, in a steady, monotonous drip, like the dripping of a stalactite in a cave.
  • At three in the afternoon he found himself at the foot of a slope more than a mile in length, which ran to the ridge of a range of hills lying parallel with the shore, and forming a monotonous barrier between the basin of cultivated country inland and the wilder scenery of the coast.

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  • The cafeteria food is good, but it gets monotonous after a while.
  • Nothing is so monotonous as the sea on a calm day

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