Thesaurus / drudgery
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
It was something to get rid of the drudgery of toil, and escape the snubbing and rebuffs of her present vocation.
SECRET SERVICE OR RECOLLECTIONS OF A CITY DETECTIVEANDREW FORRESTER
Disappointment, drudgery, oblivion, and poverty are often the portion of the less fortunate ones.
INVENTORS & INVENTIONSHENRY ROBINSON
He was a lad of superior organization, and so, although obedient and obliging, had an extreme distaste for drudgery.
CLEVELAND PAST AND PRESENTMAURICE JOBLIN
How could he think of work as a drudgery, how others could look upon it as such was incomprehensible to him.
WILFORD WOODRUFFMATTHIAS F. COWLEY
He did the cooking for the other men in the fort, the dish-washing and the drudgery.
WHITE FANGJACK LONDON
He did not end with despair at his heart that the distracting work, the yearly drudgery, were to go on forever.
EDWARD MACDOWELLLAWRENCE GILMAN
I would not be a soldier of the ranks, however, for I could not endure the drudgery of such a life.
A PRINCE OF ANAHUACJAMES A. PORTER
The door was opened by Mrs. Hayes in person, her body on this occasion being sent with her spirit to do a bit of drudgery.
THE WITCHES OF NEW YORKQ. K. PHILANDER DOESTICKS
You must face the drudgery of apprenticeship or quit right now.
MOON-FACE AND OTHER STORIESJACK LONDON
WORDS RELATED TO DRUDGERY
- daily grind
- elbow grease
- salt mines
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