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ad nauseam

Without me, that’s what you would have kept on being, ad nauseam.
Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  to a sickening extent
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Often misspelled as "ad nauseum."
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  • Without me, that’s what you would have kept on being, ad nauseam.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • It had all been documented, over and over again, ad nauseam, including in Shuffle.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went
  • These special newbies were pretty much central-casting leftists, earnest palefaces who were willing and eager to sacrifice for their cause—and to discuss it ad nauseam.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • And my innocence continued ad nauseam during the year.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide

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  • Which of course would send me into hoots of laughter were it not so benighted a viewpoint, so that even though I concede to Hobbs that Rothschild and Warburg are certainly Hebraic names I attempt to tell him that greed is not a racial but a human predilection and then I proceed to tick off such names as Carnegie, Rockefeller, Frick, Mellon, Harriman, Huntington, Whitney, Duke, ad infinitum, ad nauseam.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Talked to him ad nauseam.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Lucky One
  • Frankly there just isn’t that much variety, with or without the Reddi-Wip, and besides, it’s been written in the mass of pornography ad nauseam.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • They were learning to repeat simple, vital tasks ad nauseam; learning to live in alternating states of boredom and lethal urgency.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • What Brian didn’t realize was that these were the same words he’d used when describing the accident with Missy, the same words he’d said to Miles in the car, the same words he’d repeated to himself ad nauseam for the last two years.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  A Bend in the Road
  • Broadbrim clan lore ad nauseam, their history with Madam Petra, how to enter Piter’s Folly, et cetera, et cetera.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Maelstrom

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  • I went over the flight plan ad nauseam with the pilot and knew they were all right when he finally told me to get off his case or fly the run myself.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • His junior year was when he first heard himself described with a term he’d hear ad nauseam for the rest of his football career: freak of nature.
    Michael Lewis  --  The Blind Side
  • He had read about princes and princesses far beyond whatever can be expressed by the term ad nauseam, and here were a castle on top of a mountain, soldiers in fur cloaks, and a real princess herself.
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
  • Some one devises a new and intriguing trope or makes use of an old one under circumstances arresting the public attention, and at once it is adopted into slang, given a host of remote significances, and ding-donged /ad nauseam/.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • Ad nauseam.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • You yourself explained that to me ad nauseam when you demanded your outrageous fee.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • He played the song ad nauseam.
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Associated words [difficulty]:   ad nauseam [7] , ad lib [7] , ad hoc [8] , ad infinitum [8] , ad hominem [9]
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