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Yes, it’s practically a cliché these days, as meditation gets lobbed at us as the cure for everything from overeating to the pain of tough workouts.

I have acted out my favorite athlete cliché, the one in which a player emerges from the offseason claiming to be in the best shape of his life.

For dancers like Krishnan — who has lived in North America for the past 30 years — it’s still frustrating when he’s “boxed into annoying” clichés that ask him to act out his heritage.

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One that also would fit right in, as the gear-copy cliché goes, at the bar afterward.

At a time when we’ve already exhausted all the clichés about the trials of 2020, Kipchoge losing a marathon seems like further proof that the time is out of joint.

Normally, the idea that a work is “timeless” is both praise and empty cliche.

Or maybe both cultures got off on a glorious combination of cliche and novelty, even if they disagreed on which was which.

I'm not sure that artist-chosen shows are of that much curatorial or art-historical use, and anyway they've become a cliche.

This is a very different situation that cannot be wished away by an increasingly cliche-ridden "moral defense of capitalism."

I realize how cliche and seemingly insufficient that sounds.

Von Schlichten described the situation succinctly, in an ancient and unprintable military cliche.

The beautiful casts of the French medals known to all electrotypers as Cliche moulds are in the alloy No. 3.

As the cliche goes, "With enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallow."

First, Engraved plate or Cliche representing the ornament with which the edge is to be decorated.

Apart from the comfortable cliche in which she was seen enfolded, Sanchia pleased the eye.


On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cliche, such as: adage, banality, bromide, buzzword, commonplace, and motto.

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