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tire

(tīr) [AS. teorian, to tire]
1. To become fatigued.
2. To exhaust or fatigue.
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Tiresomely, she repeats her mother's homilies when not issuing her own.
Unfortunately the Belgian series' inflexible format made for a tiresomely space consuming, repetitive presentation, avoided by the new publication.
Although Cinar programs can be blandly cute (or tiresomely formulaic, as The Montreal Mirror put it), adults can watch them without becoming comatose.
These Taiwan administrators go against global public opinion, tiresomely calling air raids a way to safeguard world civilization," said Jin, who was described as a "young scholar.
Tiresomely, for collections like St John's and Trinity where the manuscripts have alternative shelfmarks, only one is given.
Gary Hume even gets to speak as a tiresomely importunate painter whom Bacon squashes with a bitchy put-down (and, judging from this cameo appearance, Hume shouldn't quit his day job).
It purported to address a current quarrel in print between Rushdie and John le Carrel Rather tiresomely, it stuck to the Hollywood cliche impression of the English--possibly the world's most rude and violent people, as a glance at their football enthusiasts will confirm--as a sort of cross between David Niven and Alec Guinness.
The monograph is tiresomely repetitious, full of misspellings, dangling modifiers, run-on sentences, and suspended dependent clauses.
Luke Strongman uses those sometimes tiresomely reductive terms 'postmodernism' and 'postcolonialism' to try to define what Bill Manhire's and Ian Wedde's poems have in common and how they differ as texts of this time and place.
It's a disturbing movie, not just of its mostly black-on-black violence - which, despite a shocking opening, doesn't exploit - or its tiresomely foul language, but because of the authentic picture it offers of the constant drug scene outside a Brooklyn housing project.
While it has become tiresomely routine to blame journalists for every infirmity in American society, we should not overlook the vested interest that they have in presenting people in the most provocative, even extreme, manner.