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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(264) Despite some "vague and bromidic" (265) National Standards by which each plan must comply, these plans often ignore the statute's requirements to allocate fishing privileges in a way that must be "equitable to all ...
An Anglican committee report he coauthored in the late 1930s called for the "thorough reconstruction of the present economic and political system." He probably meant this, bromidic as it sounds.
Such bytes can, in turn, sound bromidic and bereft of nuance.
I am bored of the bromidic: "It tastes a bit like chicken."
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?
I am 16 going on 50 but bromidic and bright as a moon-happy night pouring light on the dew.
Bromidic celebrity gripes about privacy notwithstanding, Cannon has adapted well to this bigger pond.
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.