How To Use Tedious In A Sentence

  • My generation was raised on a diet of stultifyingly tedious, but worthy accounts of embryology, typically very badly printed on what appeared to be rice paper.
  • Kind and tempting was the invitation to prolong my stay at the See House; enticing was the prospect offered me of a visit to a seigneurie on the Ottawa; and it was with very great reluctance that, after a sojourn of only one day, I left this abode of refinement and hospitality, and the valued friends who had received me with so much kindness, for a tedious journey to New The Englishwoman in America
  • First, we may try to assume, or tediously enucleate a consensus of religious truth as a basis of will training, e.g., Youth: Its Education, Regimen, and Hygiene
  • Tedious and predictable, it employs obvious situations and clichés instead of genuine suspense-building elements.
  • The waiting was tedious, and having been long denied, the amative element could not brook further delay. THE SCORN OF WOMEN
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  • It reminds us of having to do things like install software, the most tedious of computer chores.
  • O most gentle pulpiter! what tedious homily of love have you wearied your parishioners withal, and never cried 'Have patience, good people!' As You Like It
  • Both can turn that most tedious of old rugby clichés on its head; that forwards win matches and backs decide by how much. Times, Sunday Times
  • We've been doing this tedious plod for almost five hours, and I think about hypothermia.
  • After a long, tedious sail, during which I was subjected to every discomfort, and exposure to the weather, as well as jeers and insults that effervesced from a corrupt heart, where they had been concealed for so many years, we reached a spot near enough to the land to discover a cluster of orange trees and a cabin. Bond and Free: A Tale of the South
  • But these tedious arguments have more to do with inverted snobbery than progressive values. Times, Sunday Times
  • I know that the kids lap up every last bit of detail, and they are the prime readership after all, but for me it's a rather stodgy and tedious read.
  • The great and good were planted to ask rather tedious questions about other topics, which they duly did. Times, Sunday Times
  • There is no sustained analysis to speak of, merely impressionistic detail woven into a narrative of tedious detail and worthless prose.
  • If you do, and you are perhaps more familiar with The Chinatown Death Cloud Peril (also featuring Lovecraft), then the aforementioned is very much in the tradition of this book, except Shadows Bend does not suffer from the sometimes tedious diversions in the other book. Superhero Prose Fiction: Related - Shadows Bend
  • But this is about as far as it goes, and it is incredibly tedious to read. Times, Sunday Times
  • Instead of being short and demanding, the exam season is long and tedious. Times, Sunday Times
  • She must have heard, along with the rest of Plymouth, of the arrival of Hotspur in Tor Bay; presumably she had made her way here via Totnes in the carrier's cart — a long and tedious journey. Hornblower And The Hotspur
  • A proof may be messy, dreary, tedious, or look like a joke, but there must be an unequivocal criterion for its validity, even if accessible to but a few specialists.
  • We're in the middle of reviewing some pages of the BBC Style Guide that discuss journalese, the tired vocabulary of the lazy hack who insists on using tedious words because he thinks all other hacks do.
  • I well remember what a tedious job it was to drill and tap a rifle receiver for a scope base, but tang sights often used existing holes and could be installed with ease.
  • Free them from the tedious business of filling in forms to record crime and leave it to the statisticians. Times, Sunday Times
  • The album is slightly tedious and sometimes one-dimensional.
  • Sunday I slept late, then headed to the craft market for a mosey around before I had to go and count votes for the European election, which was educational but really very tedious.
  • No self-indulgent twaddle, no luvvy duvvy waffle, no tedious explaining what we're looking at, no extraneous family members self-aggrandising and hogging the airtime with totally irrelevant bullshit. Update
  • This procedure is often time-consuming, tedious to perform and requires proper facilities.
  • The first business of any writer, and especially of any critical writer, is not to be mandarinic and tedious, and these lecturers have not yet learnt that first business. Books and Persons Being Comments on a Past Epoch 1908-1911
  • This is traditional in thrillers, and sometimes I have found it tedious and unlikely.
  • When indisposition, therefore, confined her to the limits of her own apartment, our heroine adopted the same mode of conduct observed at the Hermitage, during Mrs. Bertram’s illness: — she sung, she read, she assisted Mrs. Ross in any piece of fine needle-work which happened to be in hands at the time; and, in short, endeavoured to soften the painful or tedious moments of distress by every possible means best calculated for the purpose. Stella of the North, or the Foundling of the Ship
  • But his childish repetition of gritty details makes A Million Little Pieces not only tedious, but downright farcical in spots.
  • The trial lasted a whole hour, the intention being, I suppose, to reproduce that tediousness which is so characteristic of real trials. Castellinaria and Other Sicilian Diversions
  • The book has its tedious and turgid passages, but the work is held together by a genuine sense of protest, first of all, against the brutality and irrationality of the penal system.
  • The camaraderie among fellow employees made the tedious work just bearable.
  • It was unbelievably boring and tedious. Times, Sunday Times
  • He read long and attentively, various tedious and embarrassed letters, in which the writers, placing before him the glory of God, and the freedom and liberties of England, as their supreme ends, could not, by all the ambagitory expressions they made use of, prevent the shrewd eye of Markham Woodstock
  • As the traditional labour-intensive industry, the interior or external logistic management of the tyre manufacturers is relatively complicated and tedious.
  • The audience coughed down the tedious speaker.
  • The camaraderie among fellow employees made the tedious work just bearable.
  • But this is about as far as it goes, and it is incredibly tedious to read. Times, Sunday Times
  • The duty of a collator is indeed dull, yet, like other tedious tasks, is very necessary; but an emendatory critick would ill discharge his duty, without qualities very different from dulness. Preface to Shakespeare
  • Hunter's manuscript pages were themselves manic, bristling works of art designed to turn the long, tedious job of writing, editing, polishing, and retyping a manuscript into a task worth staying up for.
  • These were the worst parts of the exercise and always included a long, tedious check of all the equipment on the vehicle. Dusty Warriors: Modern Soldiers at War
  • Also, the fights are tedious in your opinion, not the opinions of other people; if your basic opinion on the tediousness of super-strength was true, most people would not have liked the recent Incredible Hulk movie. Superhero Nation: how to write superhero novels and comic books » How I Would Reboot Superman
  • They offer a comprehensive understanding of electronic mediums that most people find mentally taxing and tedious.
  • Through his public (if often tedious) spirituality and his key role in the first superstar benefit concert, he also helped redefine the modern pop star as a messiah.
  • It was tedious work and the more I corrected it and rewrote it, the more mistakes I found.
  • He made the dies, and promoted the idea, and prospered, but I have, and still use, an original die set and it is not RCBS. Since the advent of high velosity .22 LR ammo, one must anneal the hulls before forming them into jackets, and the whole process becomes very time consuming and tedious, maybe not worth the effort, in spite of the high cost of bullets. Useful? You Bet Your R.A.S.S.
  • I still like to delete mail vs. archive on my Gmail via Pre, and I agree the Menu | Move to folder … scroll, scroll, scroll is tedious. Make The Palm Pre Archive Instead Of Delete Gmail Messages | Lifehacker Australia
  • Television writers and producers are wise to edit out those aspects of criminal and civil cases that are tedious, or simply undramatic.
  • If the time had dragged this would have been a hard job, unremitting and tedious.
  • These telegrams ordered my father to go to Peking at once, but, as the river to Tientsin was frozen, it was out of the question for us to go by that route, and as my father was very old and quite ill at that time, in fact constantly under the doctor's care, the only accessible way, via Chinwangtao, was equally out of the question, as it was a long and most tedious journey and quite beyond his strength. Two Years in the Forbidden City
  • CARROLL: Truckers say a ban would slow deliveries and make what they call a tedious job worse. CNN Transcript Oct 1, 2009
  • It is possible to use the arrow keys if you do not have a mouse but this is rather slow and tedious.
  • Jane, in all her mildness put up with the sometimes tedious affair without a single complaint.
  • All of this sturm und drang is just plain tedious, with the same sides making the same invalid arguments and accusations. The Latest Teacup Tempest
  • He that can read an meditate will not find his evenings long or life tedious.
  • From the untractableness and prodigious strength of the buffaloes, it was both a tedious and difficult operation to get them on board. Narrative of the Voyages Round The World, Performed by Captain James Cook
  • Free them from the tedious business of filling in forms to record crime and leave it to the statisticians. Times, Sunday Times
  • In the end, ‘Not of this World’ could have been a very good movie; instead it's just a tedious chore.
  • She must have heard, along with the rest of Plymouth, of the arrival of Hotspur in Tor Bay; presumably she had made her way here via Totnes in the carrier's cart — a long and tedious journey. Hornblower And The Hotspur
  • It is also one of the most tedious conundrums of business life. Times, Sunday Times
  • A five-mile section of the upland route between Llanbrynmair and Llangadfan has not yet been completed, so walkers are sent on tedious road detours.
  • There is satire, particularly in the rather tedious Book II, but there is also all the wit, anecdote and engaging thought of good conversation.
  • By this, I have always meant as at "Qumran" -- the name scholars give to the subject of "the Dead Sea Scrolls" to avoid repeating this tedious phraseology -- it being the location of the River Wadi emptying into the Dead Sea where the Scrolls were found what the documents themselves say and not the more imprecise conclusions of paleography, archaeology or even AMS carbon dating, such as these may be. Robert Eisenman: The James Ossuary: Is It Authentic? (An Update)
  • I spent the rest of their visit gleefully boring them with tedious details.
  • Anthony had written that life without Anna had no savour, was tedious, insupportable. IN LOVE AND WAR
  • How can the government expect these girls to change when they are taught to live a tedious and wearisome life?
  • Usually it was a long and, I often felt, unnecessarily drawn-out and tedious experience where worthy but dull homilies were addressed to the assembled Gaels.
  • He had no toys, nothing with which to beguile the long and tedious hours. THE ENEMY OF ALL THE WORLD
  • Another cause is, for that it is briefer & more compendious, and easier to beare away and be retained in memorie, then that which is contained in multitude of words and full of tedious ambage and long periods. The Arte of English Poesie
  • Surely at least one channel could air something less tedious? Times, Sunday Times
  • Set a firm time limit for tedious tasks. Times, Sunday Times
  • However, editing a file that uses entities in this way is tedious and difficult at best.
  • Too much amorphousness can become tedious too, though.
  • Most of the stuff you see in these design ghettos is tedious and boring, like chairs with five legs. Times, Sunday Times
  • THE sight of a great ship on its side throws a whole new perspective on a topic that is often derided as deeply tedious: safety at work. Times, Sunday Times
  • X. plays skilfully and correctly, but his expression continues crude, cold, monotonous; he shows too pedantic a solicitude about mechanical execution and strict time; he never ventures on a _pp. _, uses too little shading in _piano_, and plays the _forte_ too heavily, and without regard to the instrument; his _crescendi_ and _diminuendi_ are inappropriate, often coarse and brought in at unsuitable places; and -- his _ritardandi_! they are tedious indeed! Piano and Song How to Teach, How to Learn, and How to Form a Judgment of Musical Performances
  • Most people are dreading it, convinced that the sessions will be tediously boring.
  • His other claim to fame is to have steered the Orwellian Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill onto the Statute Book, a bill that would, in its unamended state, have allowed the Government to make laws without having to bother with the tedious business of Parliament approval. Jim Murphy: Cuddly Bear or Ruthless Careerist Apparatchik?
  • The drive to Atlanta was long and tedious, with nothing but the occasional patch of trees with the requisite kudzu to break the monotony. BLINDSIGHTED
  • It is all becoming rather tedious. Times, Sunday Times
  • And truely this rage of loue was the only meane to dulcorate and make swete the bitter gal of griefe whiche those twoo louers felte, defatigated almoste with tedious trauaile, iudging their wearinesse a pastime and pleasure, being guided by that vnconstante captaine, whiche maketh dolts and fooles wyse men, emboldeneth the weake hearted and cowardes, fortifieth the feeble, and to be shorte, vntieth the pursses and bagges of couetous Carles and miserable Misers. The Palace of Pleasure, Volume 1
  • There, robots work at dangerous and tedious jobs and serve as integrated parts of automated systems.
  • When the word was given the brief day was almost spent, and it was slow work and tedious, rolling the big bales forward foot by foot The bullets of the Sunlanders blub-blubbed and thudded against them, but could not go through, and the men howled their delight But the dark was at hand, and Tyee, secure of success, called the bales back to the trenches. THE SUNLANDERS
  • They are tedious, but the "waggery" is conspicuous by its absence.] {509} [mq] _With all his laurels growing upon one tree_. The Works of Lord Byron. Vol. 6
  • This lawyer verbalizes and is rather tedious
  • It is a tedious, humourless load of crap.
  • This topic is necessarily dry and even tedious because it is an exhaustive exercise in the logic of all possible relationships.
  • We might even find it a bit tedious to keep reading about it in the papers.
  • Even when done in the darkroom at home, colour film processing is a long, tedious process.
  • The tedious monotony of his job did not deter him from being innovative.
  • The book is a tedious affair that meanders along the journey of its plot before marooning us in an improbably happy ending.
  • The company received close to 10,000 inputs, even after going through the tedious process of screening duplicates.
  • But this is about as far as it goes, and it is incredibly tedious to read. Times, Sunday Times
  • Filing papers at the office is a tedious job.
  • Now the vast collection of cars reversed itself and the traffic jam back to the Bali Hai was even more tedious [731] than the earlier one, but when the cavalcade finally reached there and disappointed men filed into the Dagger Bar, a phone call awaited Dr. Mott: "Can you please come over to the press room at the Hilton? Space
  • The tedious process of choosing a panel of 12 jurors was enlivened yesterday when it emerged the Jackson team planned to call a host of Hollywood celebrities in his defence.
  • The first process -- the making of leather -- does not lie within the scope of this work; suffice it to say, that the hair or fur is first removed by lime, etc, and that after the skin is scraped it is treated variously with oak bark, valonia, sumach, divi-divi, etc.; it is a long and tedious process, and certainly does not lie within the province of Practical Taxidermy A manual of instruction to the amateur in collecting, preserving, and setting up natural history specimens of all kinds. To which is added a chapter upon the pictorial arrangement of museums. With additional instructions in modelling a
  • The list is long and tedious. Times, Sunday Times
  • Fortunately we had brought books with us, and we relieved the monotony by observing the habits of a pair of "kastooras," a hawk, and a brace of chikor at intervals, but it was truly a tedious chase. A Holiday in the Happy Valley with Pen and Pencil
  • But there was always something tedious about that. Times, Sunday Times
  • He found committee meetings extremely tedious.
  • I bound it off last night, wove in ends this morning, and am slightly more than halfway through the fringing which is easy, but tedious. Archive 2007-10-01
  • What is not to be regretted is the passing of the typewriter: it was the least amenable tool, requiring such a tedious process to make corrections that it encouraged writers to leave imperfect work unamended.
  • This movie is tedious and tiring for the audience simply because it is overwhelming.
  • The next day was as boring, mundane, unexciting, humdrum, dull, tedious, uneventful and monotonous as usual.
  • Unfortunately, the shallowest part of the pool is about 6 inches over my head, so the process of getting the girls into the pool was slow and tedious. Jenni's life at the moment
  • The only one of his senior officials who I have actually met is the incoming National Security Adviser, Jim Jones, who I went to see once at SHAPE in Mons when he was SACEUR (sorry for the mystifying abbreviations but spelling them out in full is tedious). Last night's events
  • She was slighted by her father and the servants, and bullied by her brother; and was only just enabled, by humble, unpresuming disposition, to carry on her tedious life from year to year without grumbling. The Kellys and the O'Kellys
  • To be brutally honest, I often find his sense of humour tedious and puerile. Times, Sunday Times
  • What this book reminded me of again and again, and to its detriment, was Geoff Ryman's 253, which started out as hypertext and eventually was published. 253 can be both or alternately tedious and addictive, but I generally feel that the writing is better than in 10:01, perhaps because it is less intent on creating various voices, a technique I find cloying unless the writer is a particular sort of ventriloquistic genius. LitBlog Co-Op
  • It was a moment that shocked Britain; that made a tedious election campaign the hot topic of all our gossip.
  • This will help them acquire useful skills without the monotony and tediousness of a regular school session.
  • You begin the week wrestling with important but tedious issues involving money or joint ventures. Times, Sunday Times
  • Yes those tedious shark shockumentaries weren't lying. MetaFilter
  • The problem with moisturising your whole body is that it can be time consuming and quite frankly, a tad tedious.
  • It was a traverse through a world of humility, patience and submission - a long and tedious journey to be undertaken with faith, conviction and cheerfulness.
  • Not that anyone has troubled to bother with the tedious business of actually legislating these new ‘crimes’ into law, rather the ‘criminals’ are tried and, of course, found guilty by the media at the instance of the Global Warming Carbonari. More Unspeakable Green Crimes
  • It was at times tedious stuff, even for tribunal anoraks.
  • The speeches of Oliver Cromwell have a formidable reputation for prolixity, confusion, and excessive tediousness; yet we have not, for our own part, found these volumes to be of the dry and scarce readable description which their title foreboded; and we would caution others not to be deterred by any fears of this nature from their perusal. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61, No. 378, April, 1847
  • Before you make your first splice, carefully look at every clip you have, a tedious but crucial part of movie making.
  • It would be tedious to go over all the rest in this way; for the speech of the vulgar makes use of them all, even of those more curious figures which mean the very opposite of what they say, as for example, those called irony and antiphrasis. On Christian Doctrine, in Four Books
  • The hydrometry original data processing system has been developed to resolve problems of tedious and time-consuming original data calculation and arrangement.
  • There will be a tedious, time-consuming pretrial period.
  • Removing all the nits is a long and tedious process, but it can be accomplished with patience and persistence. Local News from The Dispatch | Lexington, NC
  • The most obvious, uncontroversial and tedious example is the Second World War.
  • Also, its an easy way to keep your interest in what can seem to be a tedious routine at times.
  • You'd seen good marriages and bad marriages, but yours wasn't going to be one of those humdrum ones, or tedious ones, or ‘bad’ ones.
  • The list is long and tedious. Times, Sunday Times
  • Then again, what Atheist calls the "tediousness" of the journey has undoubtedly a great hand in making some half-in-earnest men sceptics, if not scoffers. Bunyan Characters (2nd Series)
  • The web of mistrust that is slowly spun throughout the film confirms Wilde's most famous of sayings: ‘There's no good and bad; people are only charming and tedious.’
  • He that can read an meditate will not find his evenings long or life tedious.
  • It was unbelievably boring and tedious. Times, Sunday Times
  • What is not to be regretted is the passing of the typewriter: it was the least amenable tool, requiring such a tedious process to make corrections that it encouraged writers to leave imperfect work unamended.
  • This is just about bearable in a cookbook, but when you are squinting at the telephone screen it becomes tedious. Times, Sunday Times
  • To begin by noting that this exhibition includes a transcript of an interview the artist conducted with the head groundsman of Ellis Park stadium might suggest that it is a bit tedious.
  • The Mayor recited to the Queen a long and tedious speech of welcome.
  • Named for a failed uprising in 19th-century Russia, the group has made intricate, winsome, at times tediously proggy music that extrapolates on source material like "T á in B ó C ú ailnge" an early 12th-century Irish mythological epic and Japanese folk tales. Dust of the Old, Boot Up the New
  • Putting away clean dishes from the dishwasher is often a tedious job. Top 8 Electrolux Design Lab 09 finalists | Electrolux Design Lab 2010
  • One could say that Dixon proceeds through a kind of expository shorthand -- "Rings twice more and stops" -- that while "attached" to the character as a frame of reference is otherwise a way of dispensing with the overscrupulous explication of consciousness that so often and so tediously passes for "psychological realism" in contemporary literary fiction. Narrative Strategies
  • The Q & A attached to the announcement is far too tedious and uninformative to bother you with, but you'll be pleased to know that the name change won't cause slippage.
  • This is just about bearable in a cookbook, but when you are squinting at the telephone screen it becomes tedious. Times, Sunday Times
  • So it may be only a hundred miles or so each way but they are tough miles, hard on the driver and tedious for the passenger.
  • After official sort management, after or hired the administrative law enforcement class official, how to carry on the system design, thought that avoids excessively tediously ?
  • The laugh a minute guys present this weeks tedious offerings of up to date music listened to by the nation.
  • I rather enjoy the storylines of the supporting characters, partly because the writers tend to wind them up before they get too tedious.
  • This is tedious but essential business. Times, Sunday Times
  • It is tedious and time consuming, but it is very important to keep your company and your products visible in directories, company/product lists and round-ups.
  • The next movement, a tedious and far too expansive Ländler, does not rivet the listener's attention like the first.
  • Warning: the following scenes contain endless talk about floristry that some readers might find a bit tedious. Jay-Z & Beyonce Really Married After All, Then
  • Though it just may also prove a welcome escape from his tedious job and two unresolved love affairs. Times, Sunday Times
  • The astronauts talk about looking for fossil microbes, but their main adventure is a tedious flatulence gag.
  • Lack of a break after a long year's tedious work will reduce the efficiency of teachers.
  • tediousness" upon Leonato and by his own impatience. Shakespeare Study Programs; The Comedies
  • Nay, ’tis strange, ’tis very strange, that is the brief and the tedious of it; and he is of a most facinorous spirit, that will not acknowledge it to be the— Act II. Scene III. All’s Well that Ends Well
  • Once the tedious papers had been signed, Gloria Englehart, Rebecca's agent, whose styled raven hair was so perfectly molded that not even a major replaneting of the solar system could dishevel it, announced, "Congratulations, you're my newest homeowner. Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine
  • Bauman patently sees no place for himself in a media world that insists on drumming the tedious rhythms of consumerism into the public psyche.
  • Here, overelaborate extracts, packed with tediously ersatz terms ('zhoori', 'khav', 'malagh'), interrupt the main story. Times, Sunday Times
  • He found to his amusement that the profligate were by many degrees duller than the pious, but that the most tedious of all were the persons who preached promiscuity, and called their system of "pigging" the "New The Hill of Dreams
  • Our dad, who read to us nightly, taught us how to score tedious baseball games. Times, Sunday Times
  • The Mayor recited to the Queen a long and tedious speech of welcome.
  • Their servers are still being tediously slow and subject to long intervals of non-availability.
  • The plotline is exactly what it needs to be and not a single word of dialogue is ever wasted, so even though the story and setting is totally generic on one front, it never actually becomes tedious or boring.
  • These programs enable you to manipulate text patches easily in all sorts of useful ways, and they have saved kernel developers many hours of tedious work.
  • Other things that I really want is for it to be reasonably paced, SR was so tediously torturously slow. Voice Of The Fans: What Do You Want To See From the New Superman Franchise?
  • He that can read an meditate will not find his evenings long or life tedious.
  • One of the most tedious jobs I ever did at The Board was to look after the narrow fabrics industry: ribbons, bootlaces, elastics etc - not the most exhilarating of fields to work in.
  • It is, no doubt, troublesome to make the oil so frequently, for the grating is tedious, and it must be slowly boiled; still, Kobez was not so oppressed by many duties that he could not find time to make it himself. Insulinde: Experiences of a Naturalist's Wife in the Eastern Archipelago
  • The work was slow and tedious because it yielded such a huge amount of information.
  • Yes, wherever the blame lies, there can be no doubt about it, that what this hilarious scoffer calls the tediousness of the way is but a too common experience among many of those who, tediousness and all, will still cleave fast to it and will never leave it. Bunyan Characters (2nd Series)
  • There then follows a long and tedious account of how they broke the enigma code.
  • What honourable love and respect I found in the company of those Gentlemen and their Wives, during our voyage backe to Cyprus, the historie would be overtedious in reporting, neither is it much materiall to our purpose, because your demaund is to another end. The Decameron
  • He wants us to see the world differently and to act to change it, but to drop the also uniquely American idea that political change can be fast and easy: one demonstration or election means little, he warns us; we need long-term tedious activism. David Swanson: Chomsky's New Book
  • A good snarl from the heart is never tedious. (tis out August 5th, btw ... or sometime next year if yer in the US) duanawitch: I shall munch on your cookie with some milk to calm my bilious stomach. Duh, Tell Us About The Rabbits, George
  • That's why the "underbook" of My Sister, My Love is intentionally tedious, confusing, and self-indulgent, while the main narrative, "mere storytelling" though it may be, gets better and better. Kevin Morris and Glenn Altschuler: What We Talk About When We Talk About JonBenet
  • Its pleasures are insipid, its pursuits wearisome, its conventionalities, duties, and mutual dependence alike tedious and disgusting. Stealing this question from the FSHuntress on this sight, hope she doesn't mind. What is your favorite Outdoor Quote????????
  • It is also one of the most tedious conundrums of business life. Times, Sunday Times
  • An agency's online reservation software automates the tedious process of creating receipts, invoices, confirmations, vouchers and more.
  • At 12 Kelburn Parade, the Vic Accommodation Services sieve through most of the tedious but crucial details for you, plus they have a map!
  • Both can turn that most tedious of old rugby clichés on its head; that forwards win matches and backs decide by how much. Times, Sunday Times
  • But she became too demanding and, if never a bore, tedious and peremptory in her behaviour.
  • I tediously completed the resulting calculations for each and every processing element output.
  • The director drew the meeting out for another hour with a series of tedious questions.
  • The tedious tasks we have to do today will be consigned to history. Times, Sunday Times
  • Set a firm time limit for tedious tasks. Times, Sunday Times
  • Daniel Hannan does a fairly decent analysis of the state of play on the treaty "quadrille" this morning in Brussels Journal, the oh so predictable and tedious posturing of member states some of them as we lead up to the IGC and its equally predictable outcome. Archive 2007-10-01
  • Is there anything more tedious than a back rub? Times, Sunday Times
  • In fact, we should not oppose the industrial and commercial registration, but the tedious registration.
  • Finally, mankind will be relieved from the tedious chore of downhill skiing. lansing wedding photographer Skiing Robot » E-Mail
  • The director drew the meeting out for another hour with a series of tedious questions.
  • For reasons too tedious to go into I’m boracic until I get paid next week.
  • This tedious process, called riddling, was once done by hand but is now mostly accomplished by a machine. Bubble by Bubble
  • He is a good-mannered hypocrite whose tedious righteousness has driven his beloved wife away.
  • In the traditional design methods, the different shape function of ultrasonic horn is very complicated and tedious to be calculated.
  • Faced with this tediously turgid presentation, my eyes glossed over, and only masochistic perseverance got me through.
  • James Carville co-signs a letter by Mary Matalin tediously detailing Mr. Libby's devotion to organizing trick-or-treat festivities for administration children spending a post-9/11 Halloween at an "undisclosed location. Sunday Reading
  • It was a very tedious time and as rations were none too plentiful, foraging parties used to go down to the beaches with the hope of collecting any odd dainties, such as tinned chicken or tinned fruit that might be found in the vicinity of the canteens that were being rapidly dismantled. The Fifth Battalion Highland Light Infantry in the War 1914-1918
  • Cabaret of the Unlikely is an intense and edgy piece of theatre but due to the content I would fall far short of calling it entertaining and at an hour and three quarters it did get tedious in parts.
  • At the end of the trail, after a tedious gravelly slope, where I remember a close bed of the pretty mountain phlox, with thin remnants of a snowdrift no more than a rod or two above it, there remained a brief clamber over huge boulders, with tufts of gorgeous pink pentstemon growing in such scanty deposits of coarse soil as the desolate, unpromising situation afforded; the scantier the better, as it seemed; for this clever economist is a lover of rocks, if there ever was one. On Foot in the Yosemite
  • Do I really want to spend my days doing tedious, exhausting, boring work?

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