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tedious
used in Gifted Hands

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Definition
boring — especially because something goes on too long or without variation
  • Slowly, carefully, for eight tedious hours I inched away the inflamed left hemisphere of Maranda's brain.
    p. 146.3
  • The 17 hours of laborious, tedious, painstaking operating on such tiny patients had progressed well, all things considered.
    p. 7.9
  • I could handle lengthy operations because while training under Dr. Long, I had learned his philosophy and techniques, which included how to keep going, hour after tedious hour, without yielding to fatigue.
    p. 130.5

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