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insipid
used in Howards End

2 uses
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Definition
dull (uninteresting and unimpactful)
  • At the counter she found a friend, bent on the same errand, and conversed with her insipidly, wasting much time.
    Chapter 10 (42% in)
  • The waves were colourless, and the Bournemouth steamer gave a further touch of insipidity, drawn up against the pier and hooting wildly for excursionists.
    Chapter 22 (36% in)

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