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bland

Etymology: L, blandus
mild or having a soothing effect.
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Perhaps Phil was just too much of a personality for the station's new blander sound.
Pankaj Ghemawat refers to outsized estimates as globaloney: "It obscures the potential gains from additional globalization, swells fears about its adverse consequences, and causes companies to adopt strategies of 'bigger and blander.
Much of the blander, mass-produced coffee in this country comes from Asia and other regions.
The blander topics of a "lack of support" and high cost of publication received the bulk of coverage, but the problem of censorship was also (briefly) noted:
You know, the type of boy you looks to jump first over a boundary wall when trespassing on private property, who finds it impossible to listen to his parents--although the quality also makes it easier to love him, rather than the older, blander version of him.
It'll be the audience dropping off - rom-coms don't come any blander.
by Utkan Demirci, Ali Khademhosseini, Robert Langer and Jeffrey Blander.
Slivers of action wedged inbetween swathes of analysis that is far blander than it should be is not a compelling recipe even if you haven't seen the featured matches live and there will no longer be a smug disc jockey conducting proceedings.
Tomatoes also taste blander when they are picked too early or stored in the fridge.
As for exactly which dinosaur would be most appetizing, one with red meat would have just enough flavour as compared to one with blander white meat.
Cosmo Fry was one of the first people to see the potential in converting former office buildings into boutique hotels offering a radical alternative to some of the bigger, blander hotel offerings.
I adored his unpredictable, mad banter and I was always disappointed when he was replaced by one of the blander DJs.