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- ‘I am well aweary of it now’literary form of weary
- ‘She laments repeatedly, ‘My life is dreary, He cometh not… I am aweary, aweary, I would that I were dead’.’
- ‘The recent responses from Libertines fans have made me a little bored and aweary.’
- ‘Then a third time the son grew aweary, and this time he did not tell his father, but, instead, took down his strong bow, and set out far across the frozen sea to shoot the white bear.’
- ‘I am aweary of this moon!’
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