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proh zay ik

  • s  not fanciful or imaginative
    a prosaic and unimaginative essay
  • s  lacking wit or imagination
  • s  not challenging; dull and lacking excitement

  • Independent observers said that with no issues in the horizon, the campaign had become prosaic and dull.
  • Confidently and typically prosaic, my boss said, "I expect it will be done".
  • The Bush-Olmert relationship will be based on more prosaic commonalitiesgood marriages, a shared mania for sports and exercise.
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  • For Anyone Who Still Thinks Earnings Matter
    As Mike Tyson once ominously noted, "everyone has a plan until they get punched in the face," and it seems the rampage of equity bulls have some plan that many more prosaic fundamental analysis-based investors are unaware of (as we showed here ). The 'punch' in the face will come; but in the meantime the following chart may be just the 'jab' that softens them up. As ThomsonReuters notes , of the ...
    June 11, 2013 - Zero Hedge
  • Editorial: DNA Searches; Court Ruling Is a Blow to Civil Liberties
    Among the numerous choices for harboring fears about the danger of governmental authority, one that has always struck us as plausible — albeit prosaic — is the one concerning law enforcement: When fallible human beings are issued guns and the power to accuse people of behavior that can result in the deprivation of liberty, the harm that can result from incompetence, corruption, prejudice, poor ...
    June 6, 2013 - Valley News

  • Theodore Sorensen in Foster's Daily Democrat
    Two roads diverged in the Old Senate Office Building and I took the one less recommended, and that has made all the difference,Sorensen writes. "The truth is more prosaic: I wanted a good job."
  • Kevin Starr in Kansas City Star
    Connelly is a skilled urban geographer. Like Raymond Chandler, he gives us Los Angeles in a prosaic, very realistic manner,says Kevin Starr, professor of history at the University of Southern California. "A lot of Southern California...
  • Guy Ritchie in Esquire
    He's plagued by his acute functions and dysfunctions. He's very awkward socially,Ritchie says. "Of course, one of the blessings of autism is that it elevates your observation to a point beyond the prosaic."

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