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Far from the Madding Crowd
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tedious
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • Beside the provisions lay the flute, whose notes had lately been called forth by the lonely watcher to beguile a tedious hour.
  • A composite feeling, made up of disgust with the, to him, humdrum tediousness of a farmer’s life, gloomy images of her who lay in the churchyard, remorse, and a general averseness to his wife’s society, impelled him to seek a home in any place on earth save Weatherbury.

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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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