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It begins tritely enough, with Margaret's wishing "'that somebody would give us all a large fortune apiece'" (92).
Duck for twothe chefs must have resisted the temptation to accurately but tritely name the dish "duck three ways"was one half of a roast duck: Leg confit-ed; breast cured and smoked; and wings roasted and basted.
Well, there is, to put it tritely, no accounting for taste.
In the opening scene Jacques's maxims started the play tritely, but the final one has the ring of protest poetry once his decision is made.
Three years for a first offence, five for a second and 10 for a third would be more likely to send out the 'clear message' which Insp Stainthorpe so tritely trumpets.
Rorty says rightly, and perhaps tritely, that 'truth and knowledge can only be judged by the standards of the inquirers of our own day'.
When there is nobody in particular to lampoon, the names are often tritely alliterative: Lancelot Lobo, Michelle Mirables, Roland Revelie, Wardman Wise.
Why, it seems only a year ago that we were last making trite comments about the imminence of Christmas, as I tritely commented to Mrs Rolfe the cleaner this morning.
Gripping, if tritely made thriller, starring Treat Williams.
of Franziska's violent death which concludes with a full page painting of the mutilated and bleeding body (JHM 4181), this death sequence, lodged inside the evocation of grandmaternal memory, ends with a consoling close-up of the sleeping face of the dead woman, painted now not in her distinctive blueness, but in earth colours, for as the text poetically, and sentimentally, if not tritely, declares, evoking German Romanticism: 'She was but part of nature's heart and earth again has claimed her [Sie war ja nur .
Superficial thinkers tritely dismiss jumping as being the traditionalist branch of the sport.
Marie, the Dawn is Breaking" had been written by Irving Berlin in 1928, "Pagan Love Song" in 1929 by Arthur Freed and Nacio Herb Brown, and both are rather tritely romantic and one implicitly stereotypical.
In the workplace, competition, especially for promotion or other perceived rewards, has tritely been felt to be 'a man thing' and testosterone has been cited.
Often, among traditionalists, the assumption is that such "pretentious, self-indulgent, craftless tat" ("Damien Hirst" 2007) is produced by those who lack the traditional fine art skills of drawing, painting, and sculpting, substituting for these hard-won disciplinary achievements and sensory pleasures a calculated idea, a tritely 'illustrative' iconoclastic concept.
As he wailed away on electric keys and flashed the sharp edges of those songs, it was immediately clear that Wonder was not about to tritely move through his songs or slap together crowd-pleasing but ultimately flimsy medleys.