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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • it was certainly a tedious party.
  • He pictured to himself with silent amusement the tedious luncheon that he had missed by staying so long with Basil Hallward.
  • It is so tedious a subject that one would have to talk seriously about it.
  • Well, after I had been in the room about ten minutes, talking to huge over-dressed dowagers and tedious Academicians, I suddenly became conscious that someone was looking at me.
  • It is quite true, I never talk when I am working, and never listen either, and it must be dreadfully tedious for my unfortunate sitters.
  • The generation into which I was born was tedious.
  • Don’t squander the gold of your days, listening to the tedious, trying to improve the hopeless failure, or giving away your life to the ignorant, the common, and the vulgar.
  • They have become stout and tedious, and when I meet them they go in at once for reminiscences.
  • They are good husbands, or faithful wives, or something tedious.
  • I know the age better than you do, though you will prate about it so tediously.
  • Her guests this evening were rather tedious.
  • She had proved an excellent wife to one of our most tedious ambassadors, and having buried her husband properly in a marble mausoleum, which she had herself designed, and married off her daughters to some rich, rather elderly men, she devoted herself now to the pleasures of French fiction, French cookery, and French esprit when she could get it.

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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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