Honestly, I know it does sound trite, but what else can I say?
A few lines, the structure of a few muscles showed a magnificent talent that could not be hidden, that broke fiercely through the rest; the rest was a deliberate attempt to be obvious, vulgar and trite, a clumsy effort, unconvincing and tortured.
But the Wynand papers had no policy, save that of reflecting the greatest prejudices of the greatest number, and this made for an erratic direction, but a recognizable direction, nevertheless: toward the inconsistent, the irresponsible, the trite and the maudlin.
The things being done on the stage were merely trite and crass; but the undercurrent made them frightening.
But even the trite has to be originated by someone at some time.
There are no more uses of "trite" in the book.
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I know it sounds trite, but I love her; and that changes everything.