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The film paints most of these characters as vultures of the art world, often using the high-flown linguistic semantics of academia and artistic discourse to obfuscate the vapid nature of the work they’re doing.
HOW AN UNSOLVED MURDER AND A PUBLIC HOUSING CRISIS LED TO CANDYMANAJA ROMANOAUGUST 27, 2021VOX
To risk a truly vapid cliché, California contains multitudes.
THE BALLAD OF THE CHOWCHILLA BUS KIDNAPPINGKALEB HORTONJULY 23, 2021VOX
Because instead of equality, health care, peace, safety and support, Mother’s Day had become an occasion for vapid expressions of “love and reverence,” increasingly characterized by flowers, brunch and store-bought cards.
WOMEN ASKED FOR AN INDEPENDENCE DAY. THEY GOT MOTHER’S DAY INSTEAD.KIMBERLY HAMLINMAY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The water, too, had become very mawkish and vapid, and there was scarcely any tea left; what remained was used up that evening.
DIGBY HEATHCOTEW.H.G. KINGSTON
He picked up his "Enquirer," but the political news was stale and vapid: the "Whig" was tried with no better success.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
There is no gilt, no mock modesty in his style; there is to vapid sentimentalism in the ideas he expounds.
OUR CHURCHES AND CHAPELSATTICUS
I would not barter one hour of such thoughts—chimerical though they may be—for ten years of this vapid, surface life.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
For the first time he did not admire it very much; for the first time he found it a trifle soulless and vapid.
A LIFE SENTENCEADELINE SERGEANT
The party in power were avowedly expansionist; their retort was equally dialectic and vapid.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
The grapes never filled to their natural perfection, but turned watery and vapid.
THE NATURAL HISTORY OF SELBORNE, VOL. 2GILBERT WHITE
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WORDS RELATED TO VAPID

  • bland
  • bloodless
  • boiled down
  • boring
  • conventional
  • diluted
  • feeble
  • flat
  • halfhearted
  • humdrum
  • insipid
  • lifeless
  • limp
  • mild
  • monotonous
  • prosaic
  • routine
  • spiritless
  • tedious
  • unexciting
  • uninspiring
  • vapid
  • weak
  • wearisome
  • white-bread
  • without punch
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