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What do the words 'tedious' and 'terminable' mean in the sentence? At that moment I was reminded of one of the most tedious of his seemingly terminable anecdotes.
Feb 6, 2012 5:29 AM
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"Tedious" means boring. "Terminable" means finite. In this sentence, don't you mean "interminable?" "Interminable" means "never ending".
February 6, 2012
'tedious' means the anecdote (story) was boring. 'terminable' means, 'able to come to an end.' By 'seemingly terminable anecdote' the author implies that his stories are generally long-winded.
February 6, 2012
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