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Sample sentences for the GRE study word prosaic

prosaic can be used as a adj

1.Let me be prosaic so far as facts can be. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
2.That sounded so prosaic but to my surprise I found it true. - from Anne Of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
3."It was a prosaic way of forming a friendship, but it was effective. - from Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
4."The very prosaic one of our landlord.. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
5.It is spoken of also as a prosaic age, lacking in great ideals. - from English Literature by William J. Long
6.It was hard to believe that amongst so prosaic surroundings of neglect and dust and decay there was any ground for such fear as already we knew. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
7.He remembered his own power with a jury his vanity and his chivalry alike approved of this heroic method he was bound by the prosaic facts--he had his own theory of the case, which no mere evidence could gainsay. - from The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Various
8.It is not that he is prosaic far from that but he replaces the solemn vision by the farcical phantasmagoria. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
9.In German, equally, a word which in ordinary use has a bare prosaic character may receive a fairer and finer quality from its place in verse. - from Faust by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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