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monotonous
used in Gone with the Wind

9 uses
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Definition
lacking in variety — typically boring
  • The monotonous rows of soldiers' graves at Oakland Cemetery stretched longer every day.
    2.12 (2% in)
  • The city ringed with red-clay rifle pits, the monotonous booming of cannon that never rested, the long lines of ambulances and ox carts dripping blood down the dusty streets toward the hospitals, the overworked burial squads dragging out men when they were hardly cold and dumping them like so many logs in endless rows of shallow ditches.
    3.20 (10% in)
  • She began calling for Ashley, over and over, as if in a delirium until the hideous monotony gave Scarlett a fierce desire to smother her voice with a pillow.
    3.22 (37% in)
  • She must put her mother out of her mind now, else she would stumble stupidly like Gerald or sob monotonously like Wade.
    3.24 (50% in)
  • Those were the words which had hummed in her brain that afternoon so monotonously they had sickened her.
    3.24 (81% in)
  • Already little Wade whined monotonously: "Wade doan like yams.
    3.25 (62% in)
  • They had fried eggs for breakfast and fried ham for supper to vary the monotony of the yams, peanuts and dried apples, and on one festal occasion they even had roast chicken.
    3.26 (82% in)
  • Chilling winds swept beneath the doorsills and rattled the loose windowpanes with a monotonous tinkling sound.
    3.28 (0% in)
  • She opened it at the middle and began to read in a clear monotonous voice.
    4.45 (50% in)

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