Definition of 'drudgery'
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Is your house riven by arguments over the domestic drudgery? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Party management between elections is regarded as sheer drudgery without reward. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It gives a real insight into the sheer drudgery and misery behind pop success. The Sun (2011)Music offers an escape from the drudgery of camp life. Times, Sunday Times (2015)By chance an opportunity had presented itself to escape from the drudgery he dreaded. The Friendship: Wordsworth and Coleridge (2006)Yet fleeing domestic drudgery doesn't always provide solace. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)Women's domestic lives were sheer drudgery. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What about a gap year between the drudgery of work and the mind-numbing tedium of retirement? Times, Sunday Times (2013)Their endless domestic drudgery made a sham of the notion that women had the time and energy for the "higher things of life. America Past and Present (1995)Their primary option for escape from drudgery at home is to take a job - where they do more work. Divergent Realities: the Emotional Lives of Mothers, Fathers, and Adolescents (1994)She looks appalled when I suggest that there is an element of drudgery to the work. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The invention of the vacuum cleaner and the washing machine transformed not just daily domestic drudgery, but the layout of our homes as well. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The sweating, panting drudgery of existence in India was a thought of hell to him. Emily Fox-Seton (1901)
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