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tedious
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

3 uses
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Definition
boring — especially because something goes on too long or without variation
  • It was a most tedious business, not more than half a dozen shoots of garlic being discoverable in the whole field; yet such was the herb's pungency that probably one bite of it by one cow had been sufficient to season the whole dairy's produce for the day.
    3 — The Rally (76% in)
  • Along the tedious length of Benvill Lane she began to grow tired, and she leant upon gates and paused by milestones.
    5 — The Woman Pays (98% in)
  • It was only a slight attack of faintness, resulting from the tedious day's journey, and the excitement of arrival.
    7 — Fulfilment (5% in)

There are no more uses of "tedious" in Tess of the d'Urbervilles.

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