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formulaic

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using or marked by the use of something else as a basis or model
  • she thought the plots of most action movies were pretty formulaic

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“Formulaic.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/formulaic. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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