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adverb as in flatly

adverb as in gently

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She was a little too bland and goody-goody for my taste at first — never mind that Hillary Clinton is a fan.

Little wonder then, that Trebek’s own reliability and competence became its own celebrated style — dryness as friendliness, the bland become brand.

Sure, life might be easier if Forrest Frankenstein had a last name like Smith or Jones, but “my life would be too bland and common if it was,” said Frankenstein, who collects images of his namesake.

If the broth seems a bit bland, simmer it for a few more seconds to reduce and concentrate the flavor, and then add the butter and pour it over the mussels.

Conferencing in from their remote locations, tech executives Jack Dorsey, Mark Zuckerberg and Sundar Pichai each choose bland backgrounds for their video backgrounds.

He simply rode out the same blandly pernicious progressivism that elites in both parties embrace.

A blandly written, barely acted sitcom about high schoolers but geared toward adolescents?

Is it “health, domesticity, civic responsibility and strong social connections and all the blandly-held common virtues?”

“We are going through a period of transition,” he told me blandly in accentless English.

It is a universal form of public camouflage—blandly appropriate and never distracting.

Then they trailed across the flat toward me, MacRae blandly bringing up the rear.

Aristide disengaged himself, waved his hand airily towards Perigueux, and smiled blandly.

He looked blandly ignorant of any disaster, and shook his head and told us nothing.

The remaining bullocks strayed devious, and the douce McLaughlan blandly absorbed the sheep.

"What I should wish if she were my daughter," the old woman rejoined blandly.

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On this page you'll find 36 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to blandly, such as: dully, lifelessly, monotonously, sluggishly, unemotionally, and unenthusiastically.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.