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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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This fibre supplement can be obtained in any health food shop, and means you can forgo the egg whites that cause gluten-free bread to taste like the stalest of dry cakes.
In his 1880 review of Zola's Nana, James had written: "The figure of the brutal fille, without a conscience or a soul, with nothing but devouring appetites and impudences, has become the stalest of the stock properties of French fiction" (870).
Gomez as offering "the oldest, stalest Republican ideas" despite his claim to be a new kind of Republican.
How does the stalest of stale narratives about Israel manage to stay fresh?
The stalest of stalemates had little in the way of chances for either side and fans paid the price on a long afternoon.