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  • n. Plural form of drudgery.

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Examples

  • How about the simple solution of treating health insurance JUST LIKE WE TREAT ALL OTHER INSURANCE and allow it to universally and inexpensively available to everyone on a catastrophic basis, and take the (well) over a million dollars the average person's employers spend on employeee health insurance, give it to people as medical savings accounts to be used for the daily drudgeries of medical care?

    Discourse.net: Truth Gets Its Boots On

  • Most often, her siblings were involved in their own chores and drudgeries and had little time for their youngest sister.

    Lipstick in Afghanistan

  • Intelligent machines, usually bearing at least some resemblance to humans, performing the routine drudgeries of life and freeing mankind for the pursuit of nobler goals.

    Day in the Life of an Idiot

  • While Dad was away at work, the little woman, relieved of the drudgeries of housework by new time-saving machines, was free to indulge in Tupperware parties: Valium.

    One From The Hart

  • The everyday drudgeries of life were not so to me.

    The Monstrumologist

  • At first having a terminal disease seems like a magic panacea, a cure-all that relieves him from all life's drudgeries and responsibilities.

    Heather McElhatton: Celebrating the C-Word

  • During the postwar prosperity, the Thunderbolt Kid's not quite so mild mannered alter ego, suffers through the drudgeries of school, Milton Milton Jr. 's sleep-overs, and the Sunday morning paper route, while he busies himself with the immense but utterly satisfying task of ridding the world of morons.

    Reader reviews of The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid by Bill Bryson.

  • Those chores invariably eat into my workday, or they require us to spend family time at night or on weekends handling the drudgeries of daily life.

    If Amy Goes Part Time, Can We Afford It?

  • His ambition of founding a studio in the South of France had collapsed, and with it his dream of a utopian brotherhood of modern painters who shared his belief that art could offer an embodiment of hope amid the drudgeries of modern life.

    Van Gogh's Transcendent Vision

  • On the other part, the men of toil and trade and luxury, — the animal world, including the animal in the philosopher and poet also, and the practical world, including the painful drudgeries which are never excused to philosopher or poet any more than to the rest, — weigh heavily on the other side.

    Representative Men

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