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tiresomely
American English: /ˈtaɪ(ə)rsəmli/
British English: /ˈtʌɪəs(ə)mli/

adverb

  • she was tiresomely fastidious
    era quisquillosa hasta el aburrimiento
    he tiresomely refused to let me board the train
    se puso pesado y se negó a dejarme subir al tren
    housework is tiresomely repetitive
    el trabajo de la casa es aburrido y monótono

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