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Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Using it in a sentence

"Prosaic language cannot convey the experience."

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The axe-wielding maniac had a very prosaic howl.

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The box that contained the rare blood-sucking butterfly looked very grey and prosaic.

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The boring poems written by the boring poet were very prosaic.

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"PAY ATTENTION OLD MAN!" woofed Lassie. "TIMMY O'TOOLE HAS FALLEN DOWN THE WELL, AND ONLY HE KNOWS ABOUT THE SECRET GESTAPO PLANS FOR INVASION!"

"What a prosaic bark you have, Lassie," said Grandfather McGurrity, and patted the pretty dog on its pretty little head.

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The highly intelligent professor, who had made it her life's work to study the conduits, sewers, and drainage systems of cities and towns all over the world, at various points in human history, the ditch water was not prosaic at all. It was highly poetic, in fact, and caused a deep spiritual yearning to awaken within her soul.

To everyone else, however, the ditch water was very prosaic. The ditch water was, to employ a term, as dull as ditch water. Indeed, to some of them, the ditch water was even more dull than ditch water. You can't get more prosaic than that.

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The books that were given to the class of very talented music students were rather prosaic. Consequently, when exam time came, they all failed.

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It was then that the nightingale decided that it was rather prosaic singing the same song, night after night. It entered law school the day after and became a barrister in a top legal firm, and never sang again.

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