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tire

(tīr) [AS. teorian, to tire]
1. To become fatigued.
2. To exhaust or fatigue.
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While well written, organized, and documented, it is not so engrossing as Inwood: Bamett incessantly (but sometimes tiresomely) hammers home his point.
"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.
You may or may not have seen a fatuous editorial in The New York Times of November 29 titled "The Sun Sets on British Civility." 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.
As her mind fogged over with the slow descent into sleep, a mystifying and nebulous recognition formed and repeated itself tiresomely like doggerel we are them and they are us which became ever more meaningless and then dissolved.
So how can it be that the actions of the German monk, who intended only to start a disputation about the VaticanEs excesses, the most tiresomely cited one being the selling of "indulgences" to oil your way through Purgatory, are being so ignored?
But, compared to the Egyptians, the talented Hampson and Fletcher are given little to do, while a plotline involving Boris' genitalia is rather tiresomely stretched out.
Wahlberg's machine-gun delivery of a 50-strong list of 'white trash' girls' names is classic stuff', whereas the kidnap plot with Donny (Giovanni Ribisi) is tiresomely clichd.