Money was needful to extricate him from this drudgery and let him follow up his aspirations.
Why is it that the others have all the fun and I all the drudgery?
To this drudgery of his art he served a long apprenticeship; but it did him good.
He did the cooking for the other men in the fort, the dish-washing and the drudgery.
I broke lose for one day from routine, from drudgery ...