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Definition of Irksomely
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Literary usage of Irksomely
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1. Bisocialism: The Reign of the Man at the Margin by Oliver R. Trowbridge (1903)
"All powers of man which are irksomely exerted for the satisfaction of ... Labor-Power is the physical or mental power of man irksomely exerted for the ..."
2. The Writings of Mark Twain [pseud.] by Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner (1906)
"... for it whenever he got the chance; and if the intervals between chances grew to be irksomely wide, he would invent ways of shortening them himself. ..."