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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a stale or hackneyed manner.

Usage examples (34)
  • tritely expressed emotions
  • Adjective, : the trite phrases in his letter. ,The commencement address was trite and endlessly long
  • Er, a lubber Rye tritely saluted other than a nefarious Rye.
  • Or, perhaps more accurately (if somewhat tritely), a journey. for more
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