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synonyms for drudgery

  • chore
  • grind
  • labor
  • slavery
  • struggle
  • sweat
  • toil
  • travail
  • workout
  • backbreaker
  • daily grind
  • elbow grease
  • gruntwork
  • menial labor
  • rat race
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antonyms for drudgery

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  • entertainment
  • fun
  • snap
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Drudgery suggests continuous, dreary, and dispiriting work, especially of a menial or servile kind: the drudgery of household tasks. Labor particularly denotes hard manual work: backbreaking labor; arduous labor. Toil suggests wearying or exhausting labor: toil that breaks down the worker’s health. Work is the general word and may apply to exertion that is either easy or hard: fun work; heavy work. 

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How to use drudgery in a sentence

Rather, they hope to speed up programming and remove some of the drudgery.
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In the past year, there has been a tendency to blame our tiredness on the drudgery of living through a pandemic — the persistent fear, the loneliness, the grief and the locked-down days that bleed one into another.
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In postwar Britain, a weariness with rationing and austerity helps to explain women’s delight in transformations and the idea of release from domestic drudgery.
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Trusting that work to a robot means saving a human from drudgery on the best of days, and from tragedy on the worst ones.
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The idea that fame could be an escape—from drudgery, dues-paying and, in no small number of workplaces, abuse—predates Instagram by at least a century.
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A few weeks ago, I wrote about one company trying to use machine learning to take a bit of the drudgery out of this work, helping to automate the testing of different ads.
CAN A.I. BRING BACK THE THREE-MARTINI LUNCH?JEREMY KAHNFEBRUARY 2, 2021FORTUNE
I hoarded it, in my imagination, some fantasy refuge against life’s drudgery.
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A world that has known five years of fighting has lost its taste for the honest drudgery of work.
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Practice lends me great dexterity in the work, but the hours of drudgery drag with heavy heel.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
He was of a white color, that seemed to fit him rather for rare festal occasions than for constant drudgery.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
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WORDS RELATED TO DRUDGERY

  • chore
  • drudgery
  • groove
  • grubwork
  • hard work
  • labor
  • moil
  • pace
  • rote
  • routine
  • rut
  • sweat
  • task
  • toil
  • travail
  • treadmill
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