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Blend vs. Insipid

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Blendnoun

A mixture of two or more things.

‘Their music has been described as a blend of jazz and heavy metal.’; ‘Our department has a good blend of experienced workers and young promise.’;

Insipidadjective

unappetizingly flavorless

‘The diners were disappointed with the plain, insipid soup they were served.’;

Blendnoun

(linguistics) A word formed by combining two other words; a grammatical contamination, portmanteau word.

‘The word brunch is a blend of the words breakfast and lunch.’;

Insipidadjective

flat; lacking character or definition

‘The textbook had a most insipid presentation of the controversy.’;

Blendverb

(transitive) To mingle; to mix; to unite intimately; to pass or shade insensibly into each other.

‘To make hummus you need to blend chickpeas, olive oil, lemon juice and garlic.’;

Insipidadjective

cloyingly sweet or sentimental

‘Greeting cards contain some of the most insipid words ever written.’;

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Blendverb

(intransitive) To be mingled or mixed.

Insipidadjective

Wanting in the qualities which affect the organs of taste; without taste or savor; vapid; tasteless; as, insipid drink or food.

Blendverb

(obsolete) To pollute by mixture or association; to spoil or corrupt; to blot; to stain.

Insipidadjective

Wanting in spirit, life, or animation; uninteresting; weak; vapid; flat; dull; heavy; as, an insipid woman; an insipid composition.

‘Flat, insipid, and ridiculous stuff to him.’; ‘But his wit is faint, and his salt, if I may dare to say so, almost insipid.’;

Blendverb

To mix or mingle together; esp. to mingle, combine, or associate so that the separate things mixed, or the line of demarcation, can not be distinguished. Hence: To confuse; to confound.

‘Blending the grand, the beautiful, the gay.’;

Insipidadjective

lacking taste or flavor or tang;

‘a bland diet’; ‘insipid hospital food’; ‘flavorless supermarket tomatoes’; ‘vapid beer’; ‘vapid tea’;

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Blendverb

To pollute by mixture or association; to spoil or corrupt; to blot; to stain.

Insipidadjective

lacking significance or impact;

‘an insipid novel’;

Blendverb

To mingle; to mix; to unite intimately; to pass or shade insensibly into each other, as colors.

‘There is a tone of solemn and sacred feeling that blends with our conviviality.’;

Insipidadjective

lacking interest or significance;

‘an insipid personality’; ‘jejune novel’;

Blendverb

To make blind, literally or figuratively; to dazzle; to deceive.

Insipidadjective

not pleasing to the sense of taste

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Blendnoun

A thorough mixture of one thing with another, as color, tint, etc., into another, so that it cannot be known where one ends or the other begins.

Insipidadjective

lacking flavour; weak or tasteless

‘mugs of insipid coffee’;

Blendnoun

an occurrence of thorough mixing

Insipidadjective

lacking vigour or interest

‘many artists continued to churn out insipid, shallow works’;

Blendnoun

a new word formed by joining two others and combining their meanings;

‘`smog' is a blend of `smoke' and `fog'’; ‘`motel' is a portmanteau word made by combining `motor' and `hotel'’; ‘`brunch' is a well-known portmanteau’;

Blendnoun

the act of blending components together thoroughly

Blendverb

combine into one;

‘blend the nuts and raisins together’; ‘he blends in with the crowd’; ‘We don't intermingle much’;

Blendverb

blend or harmonize;

‘This flavor will blend with those in your dish’; ‘This sofa won't go with the chairs’;

Blendverb

mix together different elements;

‘The colors blend well’;

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