Definition of treadmill:
nightmare, pattern, rote, drill, tread-wheel, tragedy, groove, beam, grind, hell, barbell, quagmire, worst-case scenario, trouble, bench, battle, salt mine, balance beam, obstacle course, cross-trainer, stress, multigym, usual, mat, crisis, exercise bike, ordeal, lockstep, treadwheel, dumbbell.
" He believed," he said, " that a man who had turned, with a good military reputation, to pursuits of a semi- civilian character, and had vigorously prosecuted his mental improvement, would have more chance of success in war than those who had remained in the treadmill of the garrison."- "Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War", G. F. R. Henderson.
- "Out of the Air", Inez Haynes Irwin.
- "The Co-Citizens", Corra Harris.