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Prosiest

ˈprəʊ.zi

Meanings of Prosiest:

adjective

(especially of speech or writing) showing no imagination; commonplace or dull.

Usage examples:

He junked most of the prosy script his handlers had written for him

Meanings of Prosification:

noun

The action of prosifying; conversion into prose; an instance of this.

Meanings of Prosifier:

noun

A writer or maker of prose; a person who or thing which renders something dull or unpoetic.

Meanings of Prosify:

verb

To turn into prose; to render dull or unpoetic.

Meanings of Prosilient:

adjective

Outstanding, prominent. compare "prosiliate", "prosiliency".

Prosimian

prəʊˈsɪmɪən

Meanings of Prosimian:

noun

A primitive primate of a group that includes the lemurs, lorises, bushbabies, and tarsiers.

Usage examples:

The celebrated eighteenth-century systematizer carolus linnaeus also located people firmly within t…
adjective

Relating to the prosimians.

Usage examples:

‘if complexity of social structure is a pressure to develop certain aspects of intelligence, we sho…

Meanings of Prosing:

verb

Talk tediously.

Usage examples:

He was still prosing away about the advantages of a warm climate
noun

Written or spoken language in its ordinary form, without metrical structure.

Usage examples:

A short story in prose

Meanings of Prosiphon:

noun

The primitive siphon in an embryonic ammonoid, consisting of a kind of ligament attached to the protoconch.

Meanings of Prosiphonate:

adjective

Of a chambered shell: having the septal necks of the siphuncle directed forward, as in some ammonoids.

Meanings of Prosist:

noun

A prose writer; = "prosaist".

Prosit

ˈprəʊzɪt

Meanings of Prosit:

exclamation

An expression used in drinking a person's health.

Meanings of Proslambanomenos:

noun

The lowest note in the later scales or systems of ancient greek music, added below the lowest tetrachord in order to complete the octave.

Meanings of Prosneusis:

noun

In ptolemy's third lunar model: the angle between the true apogee of an epicycle (as used in the second lunar model) and a point on the epicycle designated the mean apogee (introduced by ptolemy in order to correct a discrepancy observed at the octants).

Meanings of Proso:

noun

In full "proso millet". a kind of millet, panicum miliaceum (family poaceae (gramineae)), thought to be of central asian origin and grown as a cereal and forage crop in asia and north america.

Prosobranchia

ˌprɒsə(ʊ)ˈbraŋkɪə

Meanings of Prosobranchia:

plural noun

A group of molluscs which includes the limpets, abalones, and many terrestrial and aquatic snails. they all have a shell, and many have an operculum.

Usage examples:

Gastropods were traditionally classified into three main subclasses, prosobranchia, pulmonata, and …

Meanings of Prosobranchiate:

adjective

Prosobranch.

noun

Prosobranch.

Meanings of Prosodiac:

noun

A form of ancient greek verse, used especially in processional hymns, consisting of three anapaests, for the first of which a spondee or iambus may be substituted.

adjective

Of a hymn: used as a prosodion; processional. also (of verse): having the form of or constituting a prosodiac.

Meanings of Prosodiacal:

adjective

Of or relating to prosody; = "prosodic".

Meanings of Prosodial:

adjective

Of or relating to prosody; = "prosodic".

Prosodic

prəˈsɒd.ɪk

Meanings of Prosodic:

adjective

Relating to the pattern of rhythm and sound in poetry

Usage examples:

The prosodic structure of the poem, prosodic features play an important role in forming the stress …

Meanings of Prosodical:

adjective

Of, relating to, or involving prosody; = "prosodic".

Prosodically

prəˈsɒd.ɪ.kəl.i

Meanings of Prosodically:

adverb

In relation to or in respect of prosody.

Meanings of Prosodics:

noun

The suprasegmental phonological features of a language, such as intonation, rhythm, pitch, and stress, considered collectively.

Prosodies

ˈprɒsədi

Meanings of Prosodies:

noun

The patterns of rhythm and sound used in poetry.

Usage examples:

The translator is not obliged to reproduce the prosody of the original

Meanings of Prosodion:

noun

A hymn sung in procession at a religious festival.

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