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prose

prose

 
 
pronunciation:
proz
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition: written or spoken expression in its usual form as a series of sentences that do not have the metrical or rhythmic structure of poetry.
The American writer Walt Whitman wrote a novel and essays but is better known for his poetry than his prose.
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: consisting of, expressed in, or relating to nonpoetic language.
similar words:
prosaic
definition 2: ordinary or dull; prosy.
similar words:
prosaic
derivation: proselike (adj.)
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