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plain

lacking in style; unadorned.

plain-bodied
said of a sheep with very few wrinkles.
plain quarters
a horse with fat, rounded hindquarters resembling those of a pig.
plain wool
when the crimp in the staple is barely visible.
References in classic literature ?
He gets plainer as he gets on, but not an atom more emphatic or animated.
If I spoke plainer you would understand me less," said Horne Fisher.
What can be plainer than that the webbed feet of ducks and geese are formed for swimming?
In this Spain of ours there is a proverb, to my mind very true- as they all are, being short aphorisms drawn from long practical experience- and the one I refer to says, 'The church, or the sea, or the king's house;' as much as to say, in plainer language, whoever wants to flourish and become rich, let him follow the church, or go to sea, adopting commerce as his calling, or go into the king's service in his household, for they say,
I have had a half wish,' she added laughing, 'that my father was a plainer man, whom I could help - to whom I could be a credit; but only sometimes, you know, and with only half my heart.
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The meeting was hosted by Weil Restructuring Partner Adam Plainer, who is President of the TMA's U.
The slightly plainer but no less solid Bourgogne bed in oak is more affordable at pounds 999.
For an alternative, grittier choice, look for ``Eleanor & Franklin,'' a TV movie graced by Jane Alexander's great performance as an even plainer, but somehow more appealing Eleanor.
They're more discerning than they're given credit for when choosing a sexual partner, going for attractive older women over plainer younger women who would probably bear them more children.
One of them is his benefactor's eldest daughter, Eugenia (Patsy Kensit), a wan blond beauty whose charms are truly skin deep; the other is a poor relative, Matty (Kristin Scott Thomas), who's plainer but strikingly intelligent and gifted in the sciences and arts.
I love them worn as bracelets with sleeveless tops - the plainer the outfit the more colourful the corsage can be.