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Hot Words for the SAT Lesson 4

That's all been said before! Words relating to unoriginal, dull, played out
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banal
adj. dull or stale because of overuse; trite; hackneyed
cliché
n. an idea or expression that has become stale due to overuse
derivative
adj. unoriginal; taken from something already existing
hackneyed
adj. made commonplace by overuse; trite
insipid
adj. lacking flavor or taste; unexciting
lackluster
adj. lacking vitality, energy, or brightness; boring
mundane
adj. commonplace; ordinary
platitude
n. quality of being dull; an obvious remark uttered as if it were original
prosaic
adj. dull; commonplace
trite
adj. unoriginal and stale due to overuse
vapid
adj. lacking freshness and zest; flat; stale