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Synonyms for bland

Synonyms for bland

effortlessly gracious and tactful in social manner

lacking an appetizing flavor

lacking the qualities requisite for spiritedness and originality

without definite or distinctive characteristics

Synonyms for bland

lacking taste or flavor or tang

lacking stimulating characteristics


smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication

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New Delhi [India], Jan 24 ( ANI ): With 29 states providing food ranging from the spiciest dishes to the blandest preparations, the variety of food that India has to offer is simply mind boggling.
The one everyone remembers is Going For An English in which a group of people in Bombay go to an English restaurant, abuse the staff and ask to try "the blandest thing on the menu".
I drank 7-Up and ate just enough of the blandest food.
A series personified by Marvin "we was trending worldwide" Humes, TV's blandest presenter, livened up only by Will.
That unique voice was still as strong as ever and classic songs such as Rattlesnakes, Brand New Friend and Perfect Skin will never fail to charm but, all too often, Cole's newer material sounded more like Chris Rea or Dire Straits at their blandest.
Salt is synonymous with seasoning the blandest food, yet this relied-on flavoring can also deliver a negative punch to your body.
Case in point: the successful series of Will It Blend videos by Blendtec--featuring a mad scientist of sorts who successfully grinds up smartphones, tablets, and other nonedible objects in the company's industrial-strength blender--exemplifies how social video can be effectively used by companies with even the blandest of wares.
The zombi becomes "a beast of burden, exploited mercilessly by his master who forces him to toil in his field, crushes him with work and whips him at the slightest pretext while feeding him on the blandest of diets [.
Paul Van Dodgio Ibberson An award for being the blandest, out of date building going?
These crumbles make a perfect pizza topping, and they amplify the flavors in even the blandest store-bought marinara to create an exquisite no-meat sauce.
My two daughters, who accompanied me, would have cried if we hadn't had noodles, so we had the mildly curried yaki udon, which was the probably the blandest of the dishes.
THE LETTER THAT Bob Elson received from the US Weather Bureau must have been the blandest praise ever to come his way.
Four pieces of legislation that would allow members of Congress to take a stand on Iran have been introduced in both chambers with the blandest language gaining majority support in both the House and the Senate.
But the movie's commitment to the blandest possible presentation of its central problem starts to seem perverse after a while.
ARCHITECTS behind plans for what was described as Birmingham's blandest big building have been urged to go back to the drawing board.