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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a manner lacking wit or imagination.

Usage examples (9)
  • Somewhat prosily and repetitively expounded
  • Note that our federal government has prosily and misleadingly renamed sludge "biosolids"; don't be fooled.
  • Frederick believed in good fresh air and exercise; he walked her briskly from the Marble Arch entrance to Green Park and thence to St. James's Park, talking rather...
  • It was all prosily Platonic on his part, but as Mary lived out her life at Grantham, and Sir Isaac for more
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