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tire

(tīr) [AS. teorian, to tire]
1. To become fatigued.
2. To exhaust or fatigue.
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These are honest, loyal players followed by honest, loyal supporters but when your Plan A is everybody else's Plan B, it all becomes a tiresome struggle.
How tiresome it is reading all the letters droning on about our heritage, complaints about the landscape etc.
The reason they swear so much is they feel weird about doing "women's work," so they try to be manly, which is very tiresome.
THOSE grumpy old C-list celebs turn their jaundiced eye on the subject of holidays and, unlike most of the tiresome TV tirades, there's a pet hate for travellers of just about any age.
As with most Wii games where you have to move the remote to attack, it gets tiresome.
OH dear, it seems I'm destined Forever to complain, For something else has just cropped up, It's Lady G again, I know my recent ode to you Asked if you'd hear my plea, To take the tiresome tent away And set my spirit free.
When he's not engaging in acts of derring-do and impossibly keen marksmanship with his bow and arrows, he's flirtatiously circling 12th-century riot grrl Marion (Lucy Griffiths), who, in one of the series' more tiresome conceits, is alternately beguiled and repelled by Robin's advances.
It must also be tiresome for those working in the Houses of Parliament to put up with his non-stop amplified shouting of slogans.
One Kenyan woman recounts her conversion to Christianity, after learning in American-run health-care classes that her own deity was "a very tiresome god").
While the phrase complies with the "stand by your ad" provision of the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act enacted in 2002, the tiresome insertion succeeds mainly in making candidates look foolish.
Many think that finding their purpose is a tiresome task of book research, jaunts overseas, and long stints of solitude.
But the choreographer too often stuffed the music with so many steps and partnering tricks that the work grew tiresome, even if the music remained irresistible.