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
Boring, basic, bland
cliché
At one point was new, but isn't anymore
derivative
taken from something else, negative
hackneyed
Copycat, not original, using too much (overuse)
insipid
lacking flavor or taste; unexciting
lackluster
Lacking energy
mundane
commonplace; ordinary, (everyday routines)
platitude
quality of being dull; an obvious remark uttered as if it were original
prosaic
adj. dull; commonplace
trite
Was never good; shallow, no depth
vapid
lacking freshness and zest; flat