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Boring places and things

bore

noun

a boring or annoying activity or situation

backwater

noun

a place, situation, or organization in which nothing exciting or important happens, and in which people still have old-fashioned ideas

yawn

noun

someone or something that is boring

wasteland

noun

an area, situation, or time that has no interesting features

desert

noun

a boring place where nothing happens or where everything is the same

living death

noun

a life with no interest or freedom in it, for example because of having a boring job or being in prison

rut

noun

a situation that is boring and difficult to change

hostile architecture

the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …

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boots on the ground

a situation in which a country's armed forces are physically present in an area of conflict …

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