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tedious
used in Frankenstein

4 uses
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Definition
boring — especially because something goes on too long or without variation
  • I fear, my friend, that I shall render myself tedious by dwelling on these preliminary circumstances; but they were days of comparative happiness, and I think of them with pleasure.
    Chapter 7 (36% in)
  • She nursed Madame Frankenstein, my aunt, in her last illness, with the greatest affection and care and afterwards attended her own mother during a tedious illness, in a manner that excited the admiration of all who knew her, after which she again lived in my uncle's house, where she was beloved by all the family.
    Chapter 8 (41% in)
  • Mine has been a tale of horrors; I have reached their acme, and what I must now relate can but be tedious to you.
    Chapter 23 (55% in)
  • Never will I give up my search until he or I perish; and then with what ecstasy shall I join my Elizabeth and my departed friends, who even now prepare for me the reward of my tedious toil and horrible pilgrimage!
    Chapter 24 (18% in)

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