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dull and tiresome but with pretensions of significance or originality

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He turned to us and, apparently ad libbing, remarked cornily, "It's just a stage I'm going through.
The most obviously, even cornily beautiful set of works in Jeanne Silverthorne's show also neatly summed up some of the artist's longstanding concerns.
The Painter of Battles is a strange book, much of its material shoehorned cornily into its flashbacks, its central dialogue straining under the moral weight placed upon it; it's a messy clash between showing and telling.
Love, Actually meets House Swap, it's overlong, predictable and cornily sentimental (wait for the two cute moppets) while Meyers' industry winges feel incongruous.
The makeover is clearly, almost cornily a literal "hetero" narrative both in its shape and in the way it typically sets out heterosexual coupling as the goal of the makeover process, even if the makeover subject is already married.
This new phase in men has been identified cornily as the Men-o-Porsche by Yellow Pages, who have cashed in on the theme in their new ads fronted by loveable rogue James Nesbitt.
Melitsahas, which rather cornily means 'honey beach', is a small group of studio apartments, tavernas and bars nestling between hills and coarse sand beach.
Despite fears their gold and copper FORMULAIC Cornily told mine is dangerously unsafe, miners head 2,300ft under the Atacama Desert where, as we all know, a series of cave-ins leave them stranded.