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bromide -- as in: same old political bromides
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The Fountainhead
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  • The Cosmo-Slotnick Building rose ponderously over the street, like a big white bromide.
  • One could make a bromide of one’s life, he thought; but not of one’s death.
  • My face, Mr. Holcombe, is just as much of a public bromide.
  • Like a bromide.
  • It’s not a bromide, it’s practically an institution.
  • Can you imagine a solid bromide undressing his soul as if it were a revelation?
  • It makes him no bigger than an ant—isn’t that the correct bromide for the occasion?
  • That seems to be the official bromide of our century.
  • The rule of the bromide.
  • Bromide, Peter.
  • She said: "May I name another vicious bromide you’ve never felt?

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  • The politician offered the same tired bromides.
  • You will find some sleeping stuff-trional and sulphonal tablets-a packet of bromide, bicarbonate of soda, aspirin.
    Agatha Christie  --  And Then There Were None

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