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Even the humdrum corners of capitalism are spawning intergenerational windfalls.
THE GREAT INHERITORS: HOW THREE FAMILIES SHIELDED THEIR FORTUNES FROM TAXES FOR GENERATIONSBY PATRICIA CALLAHAN, JAMES BANDLER, JUSTIN ELLIOTT, DORIS BURKE AND JEFF ERNSTHAUSENDECEMBER 15, 2021PROPUBLICA
Variants of the original SARS-CoV-2 virus have popped up in different corners of the world and while that might sound a bit scary it’s actually perfectly normal, or even “humdrum” as one Nature study puts it.
A GUIDE TO DELTA, DELTA-PLUS, LAMBDA, AND OTHER INFECTIOUS CORONAVIRUS VARIANTSEMPIREAUGUST 24, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
On paper, the basic announcement may look humdrum to savvy modern-gaming fans.
HOW ONE GAME’S DELISTING POKES A HOLE IN THE XBOX GAME PASS PROMISESAM MACHKOVECHJULY 29, 2021ARS TECHNICA
Narrator Jasmin Richardson improves on humdrum product descriptions by ad libbing jokes and inserting wry observations throughout the almost four-hour audio track.
IKEA HAS REPLACED ITS PRINT CATALOG WITH AN AUDIOBOOKANNE QUITOMARCH 18, 2021QUARTZ
One must employ one's self in some way, and we live such a humdrum life here that there is chance for very little variety.
INTERRUPTEDPANSY
In this humdrum place, that is so cool and quiet, and to me so congenial, there is but one interesting walk.
THIRTY YEARS IN AUSTRALIAADA CAMBRIDGE
The winter became severe and stormy, confining us much to the house, and obliging us to lead very humdrum sort of lives.
HUDSON BAYR.M. BALLANTYNE
The sameness, the humdrum tediousness of the everyday life drives them to the city.
THE AMERICAN COUNTRY GIRLMARTHA FOOTE CROW
Byrons life at Pisa, as afterwards at Genoa, was what most people would call a humdrum, dull existence.
BYRONRICHARD EDGCUMBE
The remainder will be published in the New York Humdrum; the week after next number of which was issued week before last.
CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL. I. FEBRUARY, 1862, NO. II.VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO HUMDRUM

  • bland
  • bloodless
  • boiled down
  • boring
  • conventional
  • diluted
  • feeble
  • flat
  • halfhearted
  • humdrum
  • insipid
  • lifeless
  • limp
  • mild
  • monotonous
  • prosaic
  • routine
  • spiritless
  • tedious
  • unexciting
  • uninspiring
  • vapid
  • weak
  • wearisome
  • white-bread
  • without punch
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