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synonyms for formulaic

  • conventional
  • average
  • common
  • commonplace
  • customary
  • cut-and-dried
  • everyday
  • garden-variety
  • imitative
  • mechanical
  • normal
  • plain
  • routine
  • run-of-the-mill
  • standard
  • stock
  • undistinguished
  • unexceptional
  • unoriginal
  • unremarkable
  • usual
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How to use formulaic in a sentence

Although this formulaic approach is no surprise, I’d hoped for something less calculated.
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You’d think it couldn’t possibly keep going, but it did, and then still kept going, day after formulaic day, always on, like a “Law & Order” marathon.
HOW TO GARNISH COCKTAILS, NOW THAT YOU’RE CLINKING GLASSES WITH FRIENDS AGAINM. CARRIE ALLANMAY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
There are all of these structural expectations we have from watching movies in a genre that are so formulaic.
COMEDIAN PATTI HARRISON HAS HER FIRST LEADING ROLE—BUT SHE’S NOT LOOKING TO STOP GOOFING AROUNDSUYIN HAYNESMAY 14, 2021TIME
It’s the danger in thinking that Featured Snippet optimization is stoically formulaic and that one formula applies to all Featured Snippets.
THE PROBLEM WITH THE ‘STRUCTURED CONTENT’ MINDSETMORDY OBERSTEINNOVEMBER 25, 2020SEARCH ENGINE LAND
“Three Hours in Paris” “Three Hours in Paris” isn’t just any old formulaic “Get out!”
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How about the consideration that Captain Snodgrass received from me in return for the formulaic letter?
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WORDS RELATED TO FORMULAIC

  • average
  • characterless
  • common
  • commonplace
  • conventional
  • cut-and-dried
  • dull
  • fair
  • familiar
  • formulaic
  • garden
  • generic
  • habitual
  • homespun
  • household
  • humble
  • indifferent
  • inferior
  • mean
  • mediocre
  • modest
  • no great shakes
  • normal
  • p
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