relieve the tedium

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  • Behind him the punchers relieved the tedium of the march, each after his own manner. Cited from Arizona Nights, by Stewart Edward White
  • Now there ought to be several things that a man could do at home to relieve the tedium of his existence while the family is away. Cited from Love Conquers All, by Robert C. Benchley
  • They are truly a wild enough looking company, and helped not a little to relieve the tedium of the passage. Cited from Views a-foot, by J. Bayard Taylor
  • When I began this correspondence I had no other purpose than to relieve the tedium of your sick-chamber. Cited from Majorie Daw, by Thomas Bailey Aldrich
  • I shut my eyes to relieve the tedium of waiting. Cited from Sacred And Profane Love , by E. Arnold Bennett
  • Now things like this really do relieve the tedium of church, but no missal that I have ever seen will do anything except increase it. Cited from The Humour of Homer and Other Essays, by Samuel Butler
  • And so the months rolled by, with a trip abroad now and then to relieve the tedium of existence. Cited from The Bad Man, by Charles Hanson Towne
  • When they are left alone, Alex plays his grandfather's flute to relieve the tedium.
  • Then he had gone again, hoping to relieve the tedium of her forced inactivity, until the going had become a habit. Cited from The Shadow of the East, by E. M. Hull
  • The truth is, she yearned to relieve the tedium of life by taking a trip in the red motor car. Cited from The Motor Maids in Fair Japan, by Katherine Stokes
  • He asks for his books and parchments, that he may relieve the tedium of his solitary hours with the studies he had always loved. Cited from The Life of St. Paul, by James Stalker
  • Not a tree has apparently been cut upon its banks, and not a village is seen to relieve the tedium of an unimproved wilderness. Cited from Thirty Years With The Indian Tribes, by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
  • He is having casual sex with groupies to relieve the tedium of the road, and is living a separate life from his wife.
  • Friends, however, soon gathered about her, and by their hospitality and little kindnesses, relieved the tedium of the weary days. Cited from The Life and Letters of Elizabeth Prentiss, by George L. Prentiss
  • He had trodden all the main-traveled thoroughfares and many of the side roads that are supposed to relieve the tedium of life. Cited from Strictly Business, by O. Henry
  • As the weeks extended well beyond his initial optimistic forecast, Wild established and maintained routines and activities to relieve the tedium.
  • As time was no object, and the work of purchasing would relieve the tedium of the following day, the crowd good humouredly dispersed. Cited from The Tiger of Mysore, by G. A. Henty
  • So Raleigh and Hariot worked on, but relieved the tedium by ever changing study. Cited from Thomas Hariot, by Henry Stevens
  • No flashes of humour relieved the tedium of his long and closely-reasoned demonstrations. Cited from Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War, by G. F. R. Henderson
  • "My dear, Mr. Sanborn has most kindly dropped in to relieve the tedium of our evening with his company -- his distinguished company." Cited from The Killer, by Stewart Edward White
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