stale

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stale

1. (of beer, etc.) flat and tasteless from being kept open too long
2. Law (of a claim, etc.) having lost its effectiveness or force, as by failure to act or by the lapse of time
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Gomez as offering "the oldest, stalest Republican ideas" despite his claim to be a new kind of Republican.
But for Pirates, the stalest of stalemates was exactly what they feared.
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The stalest of stalemates had little in the way of chances for either side and fans paid the price on a long afternoon.