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Word: clich

Definition: \'e phrase dulled in meaning by repetition; platitude; ADJ. clich\'ed


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::: philistine - narrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain; uncultured person who is indifferent to artistic and cultural values; member of an ancient people in Palestine; OP. aesthete
::: polygamist - one who has more than one spouse at a time; CF. bigamy; CF. polyandry
::: pretext - excuse
::: putative - supposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child
::: primp - groom oneself with care; adorn oneself
::: malediction - curse
::: servitude - slavery; compulsory labor imposed as a punishment
::: nonchalance - indifference; lack of concern; composure; ADJ. nonchalant: unconcerned; cool; indifferent; Ex. nonchalant attitude to his debts
::: centaur - mythical figure, half man and half horse
::: effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President