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boring

1. a gait in a horse in which the horse leans heavily on the bit.
2. in racing, movement of a horse to put lateral pressure on another horse racing beside it.
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and tipped to up support House of have become as dutiful Just a shortish international royal progress behind them and William and Kate, tipped to drum up Queen support for the House of Windsor, have become as boringly dutiful as the Queen, known for her "And where have YOU come from today?
Gardeners are fascinated by the unusual, not unnaturally at a time when gardens can look boringly similar, due partly to the restricted choice offered by plant retailers.
Perhaps a swashbuckling film of ghastly Hollywood-type proportions, with sex, violence and all the other boringly predictable ingredients that make a blockbuster for jaded Western palettes?
21/10 or thereabouts for the draw sounds good enough - in fact, 6/1 about no goalscorer is also boringly tempting.
Any fool can state the obvious, and it is an indictment on the modern game that the outcome of an entire season has become boringly predictable.
This leaves us with five serious, in-it-to-win-it competitors who are either boringly competent or boringly good.
After some silly sparring, their affair takes a tragic turn that's boringly familiar to anyone who's seen La Traviata or Moulin Rouge.
Alas, the truth was boringly prosaic: Mr Kelly was not with the Prime Minister at all, but at an engagement elsewhere in London.
Loud, brash and blowsy, Suzette has never changed but Vinnie is now Lavinia, an uptight, middle-class wife living in luxury with a pair of teenage daughters who consider her boringly straight.
Having watched The Weakest Link a few times, I felt my time would have been better spent watching children's TV, the questions being boringly simple and Anne Robinson's bedside manner so nauseating.
In other words, we are dealing here with two teams whose goalscoring records are boringly ordinary.
A round on Harry Potter was too specialist and the sports round boringly easy.