bromidic


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Synonyms for bromidic

Synonyms for bromidic

dull and tiresome but with pretensions of significance or originality

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Such bytes can, in turn, sound bromidic and bereft of nuance.
Intriguingly, many visual artists engaged in performance this past year, and they frequently chose the bromidic model of the artist lecture: Paul Sietsema (for SculptureCenter at the New School in New York), the Jackson Pollock Bar (for the UAE pavilion at the Venice Biennale), Cory Arcangel (at the New Museum in New York), Mark Leckey (for moma at Abrons Arts Center), and Rabih Mroue (for the Bidoun Lounge at Art Dubai) among them.
5) What should we make of Mailer's bromidic style, especially in light of his hyperbolic dialogue and the implausibility of the overall narrative?
Bromidic celebrity gripes about privacy notwithstanding, Cannon has adapted well to this bigger pond.
I am 16 going on 50 but bromidic and bright as a moon-happy night pouring light on the dew.
Parliamentary questions, foreign affairs debates and occasional single topic debates, are straightforward for officials and ministers to fob off with stock and bromidic answers, and thus form a kind of theatre--a sham of democratic accountability, when in reality there is none.
At the risk of sounding trite, we observe the bromidic phrase "Time is money"--and there are few arenas in which this admonition better applies than the mortgage foreclosure case.
As a result, the final scene, although meant to exhibit the inner turmoil stemming from Fosca's heartbreak, degenerates into a bromidic exhibition of middle-class pettiness that harbors no trace of the transgressive nature of Tarchetti's conclusion (619).