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(of an occupation, situation, etc) unremittingly monotonous
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  • It is certain that even thirty years ago this was a definite and soul-destroying fact.

  • For you, you who seek for your poor child a soul-destroying infidel as teacher.

  • Fear, corroding, soul-destroying fear, had found a footing there.

    The Yazoo Mystery Irving Craddock
  • Put to death in me the soul-destroying passions of the body.

  • Certainly not; it is only a means of filling up the soul-destroying hours of garrison service.

    The Duel A. I. Kuprin
  • Always protect, guard, and keep me from soul-destroying words and deeds.

  • There is no despotism on earth so soul-destroying to the artist: it is baser and more degrading than anything known in Russia.

  • Multitudes of people of all classes are believers in this soul-destroying doctrine.

  • The adventurous spirits who had started this rank and soul-destroying heresy of hope even beyond the grave were few in number.

  • So these heathen systems have their grain of truth, but they are false and soul-destroying all the same.

    A Tour of the Missions Augustus Hopkins Strong

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