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chestnut

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  1. an idea or expression that has been used by many people an op-ed piece that's offers nothing but warmed-over chestnuts for solving the city's financial woes Synonyms banality, bromide, commonplace, cliché (also cliche), groaner, homily, platitude, shibboleth, trope, truismRelated Words conventional wisdom, party line, routine; inanity; generality, generalization, simplification; adage, proverb, saw, saying; old wives' tale, stereotypeNear Antonyms profundity


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