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as in cliche
used or heard so often as to be dull viewers were bored by the stale story lines of the new crop of sitcoms

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as in boring
causing weariness, restlessness, or lack of interest the sequel is basically a stale remake of the first movie

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“Stale.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/stale. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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