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rut

noun

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an established and often automatic or monotonous series of actions followed when engaging in some activity
  • I've fallen into a rut, watching television and then going to bed every night

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The first known use of rut was in the 15th century

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“Rut.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rut. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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