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monotonous
used in The Thundering Herd

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Definition
lacking in variety — typically boring
  • Below the uplands, where the plain began, herds of buffalo dotted the patches and streaked the monotony of the gray vastness.
    Chapter 1 (64% in)
  • The monotony of the country had been broken up by streams winding away between wooded banks, yet the rolling level seemed to hold generally, viewed from afar.
    Chapter 3 (34% in)
  • Days passed—days that dragged on with the interminable riding over the widening prairie—with the monotony of camp tasks, and the relief of oblivion in sleep.
    Chapter 5 (77% in)
  • The night insects had begun their incessant song, low, monotonous, plaintive.
    Chapter 10 (76% in)
  • Far and wide heaved the broken billows of gray rock, like an immense ragged sea, barren, monotonous, from which the heat veils rose in curtains.
    Chapter 12 (22% in)
  • Faint threads of other rivers crossed the gray; and the green hue was welcome contrast to the monotony.
    Chapter 15 (32% in)
  • Across the leagues of billowy prairie, so gray and monotonous and lonely, there stood a purple escarpment, remote and calling.
    Chapter 15 (64% in)
  • Miles and miles, as gray, as monotonous as a dead sea!
    Chapter 15 (89% in)

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