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platitude
used in Nineteen Minutes

3 uses
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Definition
a commonly repeated or obvious remark made as though it was insightful or instructive
  • Instead of easy platitudes like Let them eat when they want to eat and You can't hold a baby too much, she should have been telling them...
    Part 1 (73% in)
platitudes = commonly repeated or obvious remarks made as though they are insightful or instructive
  • What word, what platitude, what comment of his had led Peter to this?
    Part 1 (28% in)
  • What word, what platitude, what comment might have stopped him?
    Part 1 (28% in)

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