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1‘a spa town of the middling kind, neither rich nor poor’
average, standard, normal, middle-of-the-road, in-between, medium
moderate, ordinary, common, commonplace, everyday, workaday, tolerable, passable, adequate
run-of-the-mill, fair, indifferent, mediocre, pedestrian, prosaic, uninspired, undistinguished, unexceptional, unexciting, unremarkable, lacklustre, forgettable, inferior, second-rate, amateur, amateurish
informal OK, so-so, bog-standard, fair-to-middling, nothing to write home about, no great shakes, not so hot, not up to much
NZ informal half-pie
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