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bromide

bro·mide

bromide

 
 
pronunciation:
bro maId
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a compound consisting of bromine and at least one other element.
definition 2: potassium bromide, sometimes used as a sedative.
definition 3: a bland or trite remark or idea.
"It's probably for the best" is just one of those bromides people spout on occasions like this.
similar words:
cliche, commonplace, platitude
definition 4: (informal) a boring person.
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