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  • as inmediocre
  • as inordinary
  • as inundistinguished
  • as inunexceptional
  • as ingarden-variety

synonyms for no great shakes

  • decent
  • dull
  • inferior
  • middling
  • ordinary
  • second-rate
  • so-so
  • undistinguished
  • uninspired
  • characterless
  • colorless
  • common
  • conventional
  • fair
  • fair to middling
  • fairish
  • humdrum
  • indifferent
  • insignificant
  • intermediate
  • mainstream
  • mean
  • medium
  • moderate
  • of poor quality
  • passable
  • pedestrian
  • run-of-the-mill
  • standard
  • tolerable
  • unexceptional
  • vanilla
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antonyms for no great shakes

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  • different
  • excellent
  • exceptional
  • extraordinary
  • first-rate
  • superior
  • unusual
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    "Capital, capital," his lordship would remark with great alacrity, when there was no other way of escape.
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    I waited three months more, in great impatience, then sent him back to the same post, to see if there might be a reply.
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    After a minute's pause, while he stood painfully silent, she resumed in great emotion.
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    The country is well inhabited, for it contains fifty-one cities, near a hundred walled towns, and a great number of villages.
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    This is a feature by means of which it is always possible to distinguish the Great Horsetail from any other species.
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    In the parish churches, many of which are of great interest, the predominant styles are Decorated and Perpendicular.
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    You see, I'd always thought of him as the boy whom Great-aunt Lucia described having seen.
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    She did not need a great cook-book; She knew how much and what it took To make things good and sweet and light.
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    Let the thought of self pass in, and the beauty of great action is gone, like the bloom from a soiled flower.
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    Thomas Cooper, an English prelate, died; highly commended for his great learning and eloquence.
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    WORDS RELATED TO NO GREAT SHAKES

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