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plain (n):
a basic knitting stitch
Related Word: knit
plain (n):
extensive tract of level open land
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they emerged from the woods onto a vast open plain.
he longed for the fields of his youth
plain (v):
express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness
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My mother complains all day.
She has a lot to kick about

Related Words: comkick
plain (s):
lacking embellishment or ornamentation
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a plain hair style.
unembellished white walls.
functional architecture featuring stark unornamented concrete
plain (s):
lacking in physical beauty or proportion
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a homely child.
several of the buildings were downright homely.
a plain girl with a freckled face

Related Words: homely
plain (s):
free from any effort to soften to disguise
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the plain and unvarnished truth.
the unvarnished candor of old people and children
plain (s):
clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment
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the effects of the drought are apparent to anyone who sees the parched fields.
evident hostility.
manifest disapproval.
patent advantages.
made his meaning plain.
it is plain that he is no reactionary.
in plain view

Related Words: apparentevidentpatent
plain (a):
lacking patterns especially in color
plain (a):
not elaborate or elaborated; simple
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plain food.
stuck to the plain facts.
a plain blue suit.
a plain rectangular brick building
plain (s):
not mixed with extraneous elements
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plain water.
sheer wine.
not an unmixed blessing
plain (r):
unmistakably (`plain' is often used informally for `plainly')
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the answer is obviously wrong.
she was in bed and evidently in great pain.
he was manifestly too important to leave off the guest list.
it is all patently nonsense.
she has apparently been living here for some time.
I thought he owned the property, but apparently not.
You are plainly wrong.
he is plain stubborn

Related Words: apparentlyevidentlymanifestlyobviouslypatentlyly
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First think, and then speak

Lafını tartarak konuş.
Think about what you are going to say before you speak


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