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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Drudgery  \Drudg"er*y\,  n. 
  The  act  of  drudging;  disagreeable  and  wearisome  labor; 
  ignoble  or  slavish  toil. 
 
  The  drudgery  of  penning  definitions.  --Macaulay. 
 
  Paradise  was  a  place  of  bliss  .  .  .  without  drudgery 
  and  with  out  sorrow.  --Locke. 
 
  Syn:  See  {Toll}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  drudgery 
  n  :  hard  monotonous  routine  work  [syn:  {plodding},  {grind},  {donkeywork}] 




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