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It’s possible to do things that are dull and just take up too much time.Stephen King on how to properly adapt his books and which project went ‘entirely off the rails’ | Travis Andrews | October 30, 2020 | Washington Post
Now it just sort of feels like a dull and expected subtext to, well, everything in our lives.With ‘Roadkill,’ PBS invites you to watch a narcissist politician who gets away with everything. How does that grab you? | Hank Stuever | October 30, 2020 | Washington Post
That feeling only escalates as you navigate a confusing, and so-far dull, main story line.‘Watch Dogs: Legion’ review in progress: Virtual London is legit, but story’s a snooze so far | Gene Park | October 28, 2020 | Washington Post
He even took on a process often dismissed as the dullest thing imaginable in his essay “Watching Paint Dry,” written for a Harvard undergraduate journal.
As more chips accumulate, the edge can quickly dull, especially if the microscopic structure of the steel is not uniform.
It is a potential firelighter of vanity, self-pity and logorrhoeic dullness.
For the past forty years critic James Wolcott has been a cerebral antidote to the dullness contaminating our cultural pages.The Obligation to be Interesting: James Wolcott’s “Critical Mass” | William Giraldi | October 24, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Once you're out of breath, you might be within earshot of what that phrase conjures up in the United Kingdom: dullness.Unconsidered Trifles: Found Comedy in the Age of Social Media | Tom Doran | March 30, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Still, TV-show creators can appreciate the dullness in overthinking sex when the moment strikes—particularly after a certain age.Television’s 20-Something Female Virgins: ‘Girls,’ ‘Grey’s,’ and ‘Underemployed’ | Whitney Friedlander | November 27, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Luckily for him, this is Washington, where dullness can be prized if it is effective.
The dullness of that time has gone, and the roads are tolerably travelled to-day.The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries | Charles G. Harper
The person whose mind is satisfied by the parlour dullness of that nightly foolery only becomes animated when he is indecent.The Chequers | James Runciman
It not only rewards dullness as if it were positive virtue, but sets an enormous premium upon hypocrisy.The New Machiavelli | Herbert George Wells
The ax was not sharp no army ax ever was, but Si's and Shorty's muscles were vigorous enough to make up for its dullness.Si Klegg, Book 2 (of 6) | John McElroy
Alone in her chamber, the dullness of her mind diminished and finally cleared away like a fog in a wind.The Adventures of Kathlyn | Harold MacGrath
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