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prose

prose

 
 
pronunciation:
proz
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part of speech: noun
definition: writing or speech in its usual form of a series of sentences. Most language that is not poetry can be described as prose. Novels, short stories, essays, and letters are examples of writing done in prose.
She writes excellent prose, but terrible, clumsy poetry.
derivation: proselike (adj.)
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