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Adjective
Easily understood
“On the day both teams showed great determination, and it was plain to see that winning would be no easy task.”
Adjective
Honest or blunt
“Which is, I am sure you will agree, plain speaking.”
Adjective
Without adornment
“The foul weather also keeps most students at school in the middle of the day, making do with very simple food such as plain steamed buns and hot water, for lunch.”
Adjective
Not good-looking
“She's a plain girl, and dresses in what is best suited, not best looking.”
Adjective
Free from added matter
“You should drink some plain water to cleanse your system.”
Adjective
Having no pretensions; not remarkable or special
Adjective
“I think the candidates need to be very specific and speak in plain English.”
Adjective
“Plus, it's just plain exhausting trying to say productive, generous, and constructive things all the time.”
Adjective
Flat or smooth
Noun
A large area of flat land with few trees
“But it could mean the difference between living half-way up a mountain or living in a valley; living by the sea or living on a plain in a land-locked area.”
Noun
A wide space or area
“… the vast plains of snow-covered earth that seemed to stretch endlessly.”
Noun
A large area of flat land with few trees
Adverb
Used for emphasis
“The trouble with most of the right wing positions are that they are just plain old fashioned stupid.”
Adverb
In an honest and direct manner
“… told her plain that he loved her.”
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