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monotonous
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • You are fresh from a night journey, I understand, which is in itself a monotonous occupation.
  • "Oh, my night could not be called monotonous," said he, and laughed.
  • Now and then I hazarded some remark to break the monotony of the journey, but the colonel answered only in monosyllables, and the conversation soon flagged.
  • The most lay silent, but some muttered to themselves, and others talked together in a strange, low, monotonous voice, their conversation coming in gushes, and then suddenly tailing off into silence, each mumbling out his own thoughts and paying little heed to the words of his neighbour.

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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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