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Definitionlacking anything unusual, interesting, or challenging
- 'Just so,' said Mrs. Micawber, 'my dear Mr. Traddles, I wish to be as prosaic and literal as possible on a subject of so much importance.'Chapters 34-36 (93% in)
prosaic = plain speaking (lacking anything unusual, interesting, or challenging)
- 'I mean the real prosaic fact, you know —'Chapters 34-36 (93% in)
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