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menial

adjective uk   /ˈmiː.ni.əl/ disapproving us  
describes work that is boring, makes you feel tired, and is given a low social value: It's fairly menial work, such as washing dishes and cleaning floors. a menial job/taskEmployment status and types of workTedious and uninspiring
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