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come into being, come out, enter, oblige, perform, play, take part, be created, be developed, be invented.
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plain
Definition:
Heb. ' abel ( Judges 11:33 ), a " grassy plain" or " meadow." Instead of " plains of the vineyards," as in the Authorized Version, the Revised Version has " Abel-cheramim" ( q.v.), Compare Judges 11:22 ; 2 Chr 16:4 .

Synonyms:

adjective
absolute
crashing.
all
plain.
artless
broad, candid, Unbeguiling, ingenuous, outgoing, callow, trusting, undeceptive, Plain-spoken, unaffected, undeceitful, Unartful, downright, frank, natural, honest, unadorned, undeceiving, overt, naive, un-artificial, uncalculating, uncontrived, open, direct, unsophisticated, artless, sincere, straightforward, genuine, unrestrained, undisguised, blunt.
at close range
point-blank.
authoritative
definitive.
certain
confirmable, on ice, inarguable, having down pat, incontestable, positive, unassailable, undisputable, SAFER, in the bag, safest, unerring, establishable.
clean
neater, uncluttered.
clear, obvious
comprehensible, lucid, big as life, talking turkey, apparent, audible, palpable, definite, legible, manifest, open-and-shut, evident, transparent, broad, open, visible, patent, understandable, distinct.
clear-cut
clear cut, unquestioned, Sharp-cut.
comfortable
homey.
demonstrative
outpouring, outgoing, Evincive, symptomatic, profuse.
direct
straight from shoulder, person-to-person, person to person.
domestic
household.
dry
inelaborate, impassive, ho hum, dull as dishwater, draggy.
dull
opaque, uninspiring, unexciting, repetitious, prosy, repetitive, big yawn, unlit, hazy, longwinded, dun, subfusc, usual thing, toned-down, oft-repeated, matte.
economical
spartan.
frumpish
styleless.
habitual
routine.
hard
harder.
homey
Soothed, cared for, snug as bug in rug, snug as a bug in a rug.
humble
apologetic, selfless, self-effacing, homely, contrite, humble, unobtrusive, sheepish, abashed, submissive, mild, plebeian, meek, unpretentious, unassuming, modest.
inconspicuous
low-profile, unemphatic, Unconspicuous.
intelligible
crisp, legible, understandable, clear, coherent, lucid, consistent, perspicuous, comprehensible, direct, decipherable, intelligible, straightforward, self-explanatory.
literal
undeviating, to the letter, the letter, not figurative, unexaggerated.
low
lower, lowborn.
manifest
Told.
mere
pure and simple, unmixed.
modest
Unembroidered, unostentatious, unradical, unextreme, unextravagant, unexcessive, unornamented.
nondescript
featureless.
normal, everyday
white-bread, conventional, ordinary, common, quotidian, lowly, modest, commonplace, vanilla, traditional, simple, workaday, homely, routine, average, usual, dull.
noticeable
out-standing, Arrestive, can't miss it.
open
Undissembled.
open-and-shut
Cinched, iced, sewn up, open and shut, cut and dried.
pellucid
crystalling.
plainspoken
man-to-man, plainspoken, Plain-spoken.
point-blank
pointblank.
poor
subnormal, poorer, SUBPAR., niggardly.
precise
clear-cut.
pure
formative, guiltless, untarnished, elemental, basal, unadorned, prime, white, twenty-four carat, unalloyed, fundamental, primary, Simon-pure, purebred, sinless, clear, atomic, spotless, aboriginal, primal, pure, unblemished, stainless, blameless, faultless, unsullied, monolithic, stark, elementary, angelic, undefiled, uncluttered, austere, clean, irreducible, unadulterated, innocent, simple, essential, virtuous, untainted, honorable, decent, bare, nascent, basic, indivisible, undiluted, foundational, immaculate, chaste, unmingled.
quiet
Quieter, quietest.
restrained
calm and collected, under wraps, under control, in charge, corked up, on a leash, Unaffable, on leash, unexpansive, in check.
round
unmodified.
simple
elementary, crystalline, undecorated, direct, austere, not difficult, chaste, Unexperienced, uncompounded, pure, unsophisticated, bare, unelaborate, unfussy, childlike, uncomplicated, clear, unostentatious, artless, spare, Incomplex, refined, innocent, not complex, unadulterated, simple, uncombined, bald, terse, candid.
smooth
velvety, frictionless, rippleless, hairless, mirrorlike, shaven.
sober
forgoing, disciplined, Clear-headed, unexcited.
straight
undiluted.
straight-out
straight out.
straightforward in speech
candid, frank, ingenuous, outspoken, abrupt, guileless, blunt, honest, artless, rude, direct, forthright, sincere, impolite.
tasteless
flavorless, stale, unpleasurable, without spice, banal, bland, weak, insipid, savorless, tasteless, vapid, milquetoast, nowhere, flat, unsavory, plain vanilla, mild, big zero, jejune.
transparent
hyaline, cellophane, see-through, easily seen, tiffany.
ugly
disagreeable, displeasing, homely, repugnant, unaesthetic, disfigured, unlovely, mis-shapen, not beautiful, unpleasing, unbeautiful, plain-featured, hideous, inelegant, shapeless, repellent, unpleasant, not much to look at, unappealing, repulsive, unprepossessing, Hard-featured, bad-looking, ugly, grotesque, hard on the eyes, abhorrent, unattractive, undesirable, odious, Ill-looking, unsightly, deformed.
unblended
unblended.
undistinguished
nothing special, nothing to write home about.
unembellished
unembellished, undistorted.
unembellished, basic
discreet, pure, stark, unvarnished, austere, restrained, clean, severe, bare, bare bones, dry, muted, stripped down, spartan.
unexceptional
unexceptional, unimpressive.
unnoticeable
unnoticeable.
used to
at home with.
visible
exposed, perceivable, in sight, perceptible, viewable, visible, unhidden, in view, be seen, apparent, discernible, clear, manifest, salient, distinct, obvious, evident, not hidden, seeable, to be seen, observable, conspicuous.
noun
level land
expanse, plateau, moorland, flat, field, grassland, flatland, prairie, champaign, steppe, level, moor, heath, open country, tundra, meadow.
meadow
LEAS, mead, lea, heath, pasturage, heaths, MEADS, grassland.
obvious
definite.
ordinary
commonplace, common, traditional, everyday, dull, conventional, average.
plain
quetch, self-colored, direct, mere, simple, bare, obviously, unadorned, inelaborate, plainly, knit stitch, complain, severe, patently, manifestly, obvious, solid, sound off, kick, chaste, pure and simple, undecorated, featureless, field, austere, patent, champaign, stark, apparently, unelaborate, apparent, plain stitch, literal, homely, self-coloured, trim, pure, evidently, unornamented, dry, general, sheer, kvetch, popular, tailored, knit, unattractive, unpatterned, evident, unvarnished, unmixed, unmingled, unembellished, manifest.
prairie
flatness, moor, savanna, steppe, champaign, pampas, desert, plateau, countryside, tundra, heath, mesa, veld, prairie.
table
table.
undecorated
functional, spartan.
valley
swales, Coulee, Lowlands, lowland, Swale, coulees, dingles, dingle.
verb
limiting
definitive.
ornamented
elaborate.
Examples of usage:
  1. The thing's as plain as anything can be. – Gossamer 1915 by George A. Birmingham
  2. The thing to do was plain. – Together by Robert Herrick (1868-1938)
  3. I am very plain! – What's Mine's Mine by George MacDonald
  4. May I ask you a very plain question? – The Time of Roses by L. T. Meade
  5. I will be plain with you now. – Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete by Matthew L. Davis

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