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  • noun Alternative spelling of grunt work.


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  • Past thirty, she had no more time or pride to risk on ambition. Nothing wrong with honest gruntwork for a secure company that lacked all pretension. If her fate lay in consumer relations, she would relate to consumers as expertly as humanly possible.

    --Richard Powers, 2007, The Echo Maker, p. 13

    October 4, 2008