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Boring victory paid off (5)


I believe the answer is:


Here is my best explanation:

'boring' is the definition.

(I've seen this before)

'victory paid off' is the subsidiary indication.

'victory' becomes 'v'.

'off' is an anagram indicator.

'paid' with letters rearranged gives 'apid'.


This clue was last seen in Mirror

(Other definitions for vapid that I've seen before include "Dull and boring", "Offering no stimulation", "Insipid - lacking significance", "Insipid or uninteresting", "Dull - uninteresting", "Dull, insipid, flat", "Insipid, empty", "Dull and tasteless", "Boring, flat" and "Boring or lifeless".)


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