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1‘politicians delivering platitudinous sound bites’
hackneyed, overworked, overused, clichéd, banal, trite, commonplace, stock, stereotyped, stereotypical, set, well worn, stale, tired, vapid, inane, unimaginative, unoriginal, derivative, vieux jeu, dull, flat, conventional
informal corny, old hat, hacky
rare truistic, bromidic
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