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used in David Copperfield

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lacking 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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