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chore

chore

pronunciation:
chor
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a routine task, esp. around the house or yard.
Each of the children had specific chores to do.Mowing the lawn was his least favorite chore.
similar words:
charge, duty, job, obligation, responsibility, routine, task, work
definition 2: an unpleasant, difficult, or tedious task.
Writing essays for school was a chore for her.
synonyms:
onus
antonyms:
snap
similar words:
bother, burden, cross, grind, job, load, nuisance, ordeal, task, tedium, trial