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Lumber

Wood cut in such a way as to be used for building. Lumber may be traded as a commodity and is especially important in the construction industry. Sustainable woodcutting has become a significant issue in the lumber industry.
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Turner's lumberingly designated A Bedroom with a Fire Burning and a Woman Reading to a Man Lying on a Sofa at the Tate, let alone a point-of-no-return instance like Pietro Longhi's pictured intonation of Extreme Unction.
Unfortunately, the venture was too lumberingly huge, and Boydell lost his shirt before it had nearly reached completion.
Its grainy dystopian vision looks good, but, fuelled by portentous political science babble the lumberingly slow narrative resists any attempt to engage while Robbins and Morton (still wearing her Minority Report shorn waif look) fail to spark the necessary erotic chemistry to lift the love story beyond the yawningly formulaic.