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This film was a HACKNEYED remake with a storyline that has been done a hundred times.

Overused; trite

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Having worked for years behind a desk, she wanted to leave the MUNDANE world behind for exotic adventures abroad.

Ordinary; typical
(Mund- world)
M

2

His latest book is widely criticized as VACUOUS and unintelligent.

Lacking substance
(Vac- empty)
V

3

I don't understand why his oration was selected at the best; it was so PROSAIC that I nearly fell asleep.

In imaginative; ordinary
P

4

Christine is the life of the party, but Tom is as INSIPID as they come; hardly anyone wants to talk to him.

Uninteresting; dull; without flavor
(In- not + sapere taste)
I

5

That show used to be my favorite, but its story lines became so BANAL that I could no longer stand it.

Ordinary; trivial
B

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The graphics are simple UDG shapes, movement is slow, the idea is rather PEDESTRIAN.

Commonplace; ordinary
P

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The introduction of cheap budget airlines has opened up a previously DORMANT market.

Inactive; sleeping
(Dormire sleep)
D

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The critics seemed UNANIMOUS in their verdict - they hated it.

In full agreement
(Un- one + anima mind)
U

9

Each cake was UNIFORM in size, shape, and color.

Unvarying; always the same
(Un- one + forma form)
U

10

If we do not not develop EQUANIMITY there is likely to be aversion.

The quality of being even-tempered
(Equa- same + anima mind)
E

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Arthur left the choice of weapons to his rival for he was MAGNANIMOUS.

Noble of heart; generous; forgiving
(Manga- great + anima mind)
M