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If you’re like most Americans, the past year has been a time of fear, anxiety and often profound tedium—but also of worsening dietary habits.
Getting shots to more people would bring a quicker end to the tedium.
Tom and Blanche had fallen into teasing tricks, a sort of melancholy play to relieve the tedium.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
Everything that wealth and loving care could secure was provided by Bruce to lessen the tedium of the journey.
Idleness is the friend of love; and passengers have little or nothing to do to while away the tedium of a voyage.
NEWTON FORSTERCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT
He then begged the patriarch to give him some books to copy, to rid himself of the tedium of his idleness.
I certainly do not believe that the Martians are subjected to the tedium of walking.
PHARAOH'S BROKERELLSWORTH DOUGLASS
Perhaps it was with some unconscious dread of this tedium that he made a sudden suggestion to Sir Alured in reference to Dresden.
THE PRIME MINISTERANTHONY TROLLOPE
“Explain yourself, my lad,” said the prisoner, for the lively chatter of the Irishman relieved the tedium of his confinement.
COMMODORE JUNKGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
To slaves he was a good master, unless when occasional tedium brought him to cruelty.
LET US FOLLOW HIMHENRYK SIENKIEWICZ

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