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Even the harmonized choral accents are hackneyed, ripped straight from her previous mega-hit “You Belong with Me.”Taylor Swift’s ‘1989’: Country’s Prodigal Daughter Creates the Best Pop Album of the Year|Marlow Stern|October 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hackneyed chestnuts like that are reserved for old toastmasters, and yet, there we were.
Sometimes Allen retools a hackneyed plot and the bones show through—not this time.Woody Allen’s Best & Worst Movies: ‘Annie Hall’ ‘Match Point’ & More (Video)|Malcolm Jones|July 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Hackneyed and dull, it feels like a lazy throwback in every sense of the word.Fall-Winter TV Preview: Snap Judgments of 2013–14’s New Shows|Jace Lacob, Kevin Fallon|July 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Everything seemed too hackneyed or unconvincing or simply impossible.A Mathematically Impossible Novel: Manil Suri Explains “The City of Devi”|Manil Suri|March 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The hackneyed recitation, if rendered better than ever before, will win more applause than a fresh bit carelessly studied.Recitations for the Social Circle|James Clarence Harvey
I sat down at the writing-table and wrote a letter on the hackneyed subject of my unhappy love affair.The Confession of a Fool|August Strindberg
Many words become so hackneyed as to be no longer impressive.English Dialects From the Eighth Century to the Present Day|Walter W. Skeat
And are you, my dear friend, to be duped by this hackneyed word?Tales And Novels, Volume 8 (of 10)|Maria Edgeworth
Hill was a compiler of books and a hackneyed practitioner in the arts of that profession.