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Banal
lacking originality, freshness, or novelty, TRITE, INSIPID
Cliché
a trite phrase or expression, a hackneyed theme
Derivative
unoriginal, taken from something existing
Hackneyed
to make common or frequent use of, to make trite, commonplace
Insipid
lacking taste or savor TASTELESS, lacking in qualities that interest,

stimulate, or challenge: Dull, flat, vapid, jejune, inane
lackluster
without brilliance, glow - boring. Lacking vitality.
Mundane
commonplace. Ordinary.
Platitude
a banal, trite, or stale remark
Prosaic
everyday. Ordinary.
Vapid
lacking liveliness, tang, briskness, or force: flat, dull
Curtail
to make less by or as if by cutting off or away some part . Shorten.
Recalcitrant
Difficult to manage or operate. Resistant. Unruly.
Copycat
One who imitates or adopts the behavior or practices of another
Dilettante
a person having a superficial interest in an art or a branch of knowledge. Amateur, Dabbler,
Nuance
a subtle distinction or variation, sensibility to, awareness of, or ability to
express delicate shadings
Heretic
NONCONFORMIST
Autocrat
a person (as a monarch) ruling with unlimited authority
Admonitions
counsel or warning against fault or oversight
Insurgent
A rebel
Tyro
novice, Amateur,
Enmity
ill will synonyms
ENMITY, HOSTILITY, ANTIPATHY, ANTAGONISM, ANIMOSITY, RANCOR, ANIMUS
Aversion
a desire to avoid or turn from something.
Jargon
confused unintelligible language, barbarous language
Whimsy
WHIM, CAPRICE
Benign
showing kindness and gentleness
Fervid
very hot : BURNING, impassioned
Crass
Stupid, or Gross. guided by or indicative of base or materialistic values
Dire
exciting horror, EXTREME, DISMAL, OPPRESSIVE, warning of disaster