n. hard monotonous routine work
Cinderella's fairy godmother rescued her from a life of drudgery.
Sentence in Classic:
Denisov then relieved him from drudgery and began taking him with him when he went out on expeditions and had him enrolled among the Cossacks.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
She understood clearly enough that, even if she could ever learn to compete with hands formed from childhood for their special work, the small pay she received would not be a sufficient addition to her income to compensate her for such drudgery.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
That my health was much impaired, by the continual drudgery of entertaining the rabble every hour of the day; and that, if my master had not thought my life in danger, her majesty would not have got so cheap a bargain.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context
The toil, like all farm toil, is monotonous, and here there are little machinery and few tools to relieve its burdensome drudgery.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context